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

synonyms for unmerited

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

antonyms for unmerited

MOST RELEVANT
  • called-for
  • grounded
  • justified
  • necessary
  • needed
  • proven
  • warranted
  • deserved
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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
      Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.