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Synonyms for unworthy
ʌnˈwɜr ði

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. unworthy(adj)

    lacking in value or merit

    "dispel a student whose conduct is deemed unworthy"; "unworthy of forgiveness"

    Synonyms:
    despicable, undeserving, worthless, slimy, vile, ugly, wretched

    Antonyms:
    worthy, noteworthy, meritable, meritorious, precious, valued, worth(p), deserving, laudable, commendable, exemplary, worthwhile, summa cum laude, quotable, good, praiseworthy, sacred, cum laude, applaudable, notable, magna cum laude, creditable, worthful, valuable, model(a)

  2. undeserving, unworthy(adj)

    not deserving

    "the undeserving poor"

    Synonyms:
    undeserving, worthless, despicable, slimy, vile, ugly, wretched

    Antonyms:
    quotable, meritable, good, valuable, exemplary, worth(p), notable, worthy, cum laude, valued, praiseworthy, commendable, creditable, magna cum laude, noteworthy, applaudable, precious, deserving, summa cum laude, model(a), meritorious, worthful, worthwhile, sacred, laudable

  3. despicable, ugly, vile, slimy, unworthy, worthless, wretched(adj)

    morally reprehensible

    "would do something as despicable as murder"; "ugly crimes"; "the vile development of slavery appalled them"; "a slimy little liar"

    Synonyms:
    frightful, queasy, offensive, pitiable, pathetic, nauseating, piteous, vile, loathsome, misfortunate, suffering, miserable, pitiful, hapless, horrible, worthless, nauseous, slimy, undeserving, horrifying, atrocious, deplorable, sickening, ugly, woeful, noisome, wretched, poor, execrable, despicable, slimed, surly

    Antonyms:
    exemplary, valuable, worthy, applaudable, praiseworthy, sacred, noteworthy, worth(p), laudable, commendable, summa cum laude, creditable, deserving, worthful, worthwhile, valued, magna cum laude, quotable, notable, precious, meritorious, model(a), cum laude, meritable, good

Wiktionary

  1. unworthy(adjective)

    Antonyms:
    worthy

  2. unworthy(adjective)

    Antonyms:
    worthy

Editors Contribution

  1. undignify

    Submitted by rinat on August 14, 2019  

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. unworthy(a.)

    Synonyms:
    undeserving

  2. unworthy(a.)

    Synonyms:
    unbecoming, base, shameful, bad

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. unworthy(a)

    Synonyms:
    unmeritorious, undeserving, despicable, contemptible

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Words popularity by usage frequency

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#39885horrifying
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#65966loathsome
#77165woeful
#79651contemptible
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#95129undisciplined
#108976undeserving
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#143060execrable
#227568noisome
#253614slimed

How to use unworthy in a sentence?

  1. Vikrant Parsai:

    You lose your repute the moment when you compare yourself with unworthy people.

  2. Andrea Nahles:

    I want to be very clear that we did not agree to some kind of a compromise. Instead we drafted a new proposal that includes reasonable solutions, and the CDU/CSU has performed a piece of theater in the last three weeks that was unworthy of this country, our country.

  3. Albert Einstein:

    I believe that whoever tries to think things through honestly will soon recognize how unworthy and even fatal is the traditional bias against Negroes. What can the man of good will do to combat this deeply rooted prejudice? He must have the courage to set an example by words and deed, and must watch lest his children become influenced by racial bias.

  4. Doug Ducey:

    Words cannot express my disappointment at this terrible decision. I am embarrassed for Nike, instead of celebrating American history the week of our nation's independence, Nike has apparently decided that Betsy Ross is unworthy, and has bowed to the current onslaught of political correctness and historical revisionism.

  5. Theodor Wiesengrund Adorno:

    The hardest thing about any political campaign is how to win without proving that you are unworthy of winning.

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