from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- adjective Not merited; unjustifiable or unfair.
from The Century Dictionary.
- Not deserved not merited.
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- adjective not
deserved, earnedor merited; unjustifiableor unfair
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adjective not deserved or earned
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I am worried about what this is doing to the democratic party and fear that this gives John McCain undeserved leverage in November.
Perhaps OUR UNDEMOCRATIC CONSTITUTION will inspire Easterners to fight harder when Westerners seek to use their Senatorial advantages to gain undeserved highway and anti-terrorist funds.
For instance, hundreds of thousands of non-British Canadians, who suffered in undeserved idleness during ten depression years, are today enjoying full employment, their labour earnestly courted by the nation at war.
"Besides," said Daubeny, "if he knows me to be quite hopeless" -- and here the poor boy grew scarlet as he recalled the undeserved insult -- "it's no disgrace to me to fail."
Louise's logic suggests that, had Nolan managed to steer Ranger's nod down the right side of the post minutes before Coloccini's unwitting own goal let's be honest, that *would* have been undeserved, which is just absurd.
The award was undeserved, which is not the same as saying it went to an undeserving person.
Speaking of so-called undeserved numbers being retired, Red Sox ownership announced right before that very game that
First, the Churchmen were conspicuous by their absence; and secondly, all the old grey-headed counsellors, who had been the pride and ornament of the reigns of Edmund and Edred, were not seen; for, after the rumour of their marriage had reached Odo, he had pronounced the sentence of the lesser excommunication upon them, severing them from the sacraments; and this was felt by the old counsellors of Edred to be a most serious stigma, yet one which they could not call undeserved: hence they deserted the court.
Now the fed is making the problem even worse by keeping these iliterate spend-thrifts in their 'undeserved' homes – at the expense of the rest of us.
The angry workers demanded immediate removal of the two from their 'undeserved' positions.