from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Having no merit or desert; worthless.
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Since, however, this choice was not made because of the merit or the excellence of Israel's ancestors but wholly because of God's unmerited and unmeritable mercy, the book may also be said to be the story of God's free grace in establishing Israel for Himself as
Congress an ever-changing succession of unmeritable and sometimes shady people.
It should rather be treated as an aggravation of his very unmeritable conduct.
"A slight unmeritable man," then, "meet to be sent on errands," as Marc Antony says of the non-entity Lepidus in