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  • as inunearned
  • as inunjust
  • as inunjustifiable
  • as inunworthy
  • as inuncalled-for
  • as ingratuitous

synonyms for unmerited

  • not deserved
  • not earned
  • not merited
  • not warranted
  • unwarranted
  • biased
  • partisan
  • inequitable
  • unfair
  • unjustified
  • wrongful
  • wrong
  • one-sided
  • prejudiced
  • below the belt
  • fixed
  • influenced
  • partial
  • shabby
  • underhand
  • unforgivable
  • low-down
  • undeserved
  • unrighteous
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How to use unmerited in a sentence

The revelation of it as a service obligatory on men in a state of sin, arose from his unmerited grace.
THE ORDINANCE OF COVENANTINGJOHN CUNNINGHAM
You will please to remind her of my constant strong esteem; it flows from the remembrance of a succession of unmerited kindness.
JOURNAL AND LETTERS OF PHILIP VICKERS FITHIAN: A PLANTATION TUTOR OF THE OLD DOMINION, 1773-1774.PHILIP VICKERS FITHIAN
Our own opinion is that incompetent as it was the budget attracted to itself a good deal of unmerited obloquy.
BRITISH QUARTERLY REVIEW, AMERICAN EDITION, VOLUME LIVVARIOUS
Thorn seems to have felt to the full all the early naval officer's utterly unmerited contempt for the merchant service.
SOUTH AMERICAN FIGHTS AND FIGHTERSCYRUS TOWNSEND BRADY
There's a speech—sometimes an able one—setting forth a long catalogue of unmerited injuries and long suffering.
BARRINGTONCHARLES JAMES LEVER
The accusation that Rachel "gadded" as much as other girls of her age was obviously an unmerited one.
THE ARBITERLADY F. E. E. BELL
Perhaps this desirable wish may be obtained, when he shall see how his wickedness, his unmerited wickedness!
CLARISSA, VOLUME 6 (OF 9)SAMUEL RICHARDSON
He doesn't sicken with the thought that his hand has given a blow so merciless, so unmerited, and yet so inevitable.
THE LIEUTENANT-GOVERNORGUY WETMORE CARRYL
She could scarcely think of Thomas Godolphin and his unmerited troubles without their rising.
THE SHADOW OF ASHLYDYATMRS. HENRY WOOD
They are made responsible for everything and are always threatened with punishment merited or unmerited.
MEMOIRS OF THE DUCHESSE DE DINO V.1/3, 1831-1835DOROTHY DUCHESSE DE DINO
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WORDS RELATED TO UNMERITED

  • assumed
  • baseless
  • bottomless
  • causeless
  • groundless
  • indefensible
  • inessential
  • needless
  • reasonless
  • supererogatory
  • superfluous
  • uncalled-for
  • unessential
  • unfounded
  • unjustified
  • unmerited
  • unprovoked
  • unsupportable
  • unwarranted
  • wanton
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