Etymology
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unearned (adj.)

c. 1200, from un- (1) "not" + past participle of earn (v.). Unearned income is recorded from 1889.

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Definitions of unearned

unearned (adj.)
not gained by merit or labor or service;
an unearned run
unearned income
accepted the unearned rewards that came his ways as well as the unearned criticism
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