HyperDic: unworthiness

English > 2 senses of the word unworthiness:
NOUNattributeunworthinessthe quality or state of lacking merit or value
attributeunworthiness, inappropriatenessthe quality of being not particularly suitable or befitting
English > unworthiness: 2 senses > noun 1, attribute
MeaningThe quality or state of lacking merit or value.
Narrowerbaseness, sordidness, contemptibility, despicableness, despicabilityunworthiness by virtue of lacking higher values
shamefulness, disgracefulness, ignominiousnessunworthiness meriting public disgrace and dishonor
Broaderbad, badnessThat which is below standard or expectations as of ethics or decency
OppositeworthinessThe quality or state of having merit or value
Spanishindignidad
Catalanindignitat
Adjectivesunworthylacking in value or merit
unworthymorally reprehensible
English > unworthiness: 2 senses > noun 2, attribute
MeaningThe quality of being not particularly suitable or befitting.
Example "his praise released from her loud protestations of her unworthiness"
Synonyminappropriateness
Narrowerinaptness, inappositenessInappropriateness
infelicityinappropriate and unpleasing manner or style (especially manner or style of expression)
Broaderunsuitability, unsuitableness, ineptnessThe quality of having the wrong properties for a specific purpose
OppositeappropriatenessThe quality of being specially suitable
Spanishimpropiedad
Catalanimpropietat

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