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 Dictionary entry overview: What does unmerited mean? 

UNMERITED (adjective)
  The adjective UNMERITED has 2 senses:

1. not merited or deserved
2. not merited

  Familiarity information: UNMERITED used as an adjective is rare.

 Dictionary entry details 

UNMERITED (adjective)

Sense 1unmerited [BACK TO TOP]


Not merited or deserved

Context example:

received an unmerited honorary degree


gratuitous (without cause)

undeserved (not deserved or earned)


merited (properly deserved)

Sense 2unmerited [BACK TO TOP]


Not merited

Context example:

unmerited treatment of a potentially fine subject


unworthy (lacking in value or merit)

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