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undeserving (adj.)

1540s, from un- (1) "not" + present participle of deserve (v.).

updated on February 26, 2014

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Definitions of undeserving from WordNet

undeserving (adj.)
not deserving;
the undeserving poor
Synonyms: unworthy
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