[ US /ˌəndɪˈzɝvd/ ]
[ UK /ˌʌndɪzˈɜːvd/ ]
[ UK /ˌʌndɪzˈɜːvd/ ]
not deserved or earned
has an undeserved reputation as a coward
How To Use undeserved In A Sentence
- Louise's logic suggests that, had Nolan managed to steer Ranger's nod down the right side of the post minutes before Coloccini's unwitting own goal let's be honest, that *would* have been undeserved, which is just absurd. The Guardian World News
- The angry workers demanded immediate removal of the two from their 'undeserved' positions. Clashes between two groups of PPP
- Perhaps OUR UNDEMOCRATIC CONSTITUTION will inspire Easterners to fight harder when Westerners seek to use their Senatorial advantages to gain undeserved highway and anti-terrorist funds. Balkinization
- It's impossible to believe how much has come out of the house, especially when rubbish removal is undeservedly expensive. Times, Sunday Times
- As for Australian ports' image of being environmental villains, Hirst says the tag is undeserved for the most part.
- Yet research has suggested that testosterone's bad reputation is largely undeserved. Times, Sunday Times
- Members of Congress are appalled by the prospect of taxpayer funds going to companies lavishing such undeserved largess on such a group of demonstrated failures.
- When uncle Billy, in one of his characteristic empty-headed gestures, accidentally lost his score, the one that would redeem him from undeserved obscurity, something broke in him and he ran screaming out into the streets, meandering aimlessly, meaningless sounds burbling from his lips until he wound up here, on the bridge, teetering over the edge on the verge of a long, life-crushing fall into the dark waters below. The envelopes
- For instance, hundreds of thousands of non-British Canadians, who suffered in undeserved idleness during ten depression years, are today enjoying full employment, their labour earnestly courted by the nation at war. Canada and Immigration
- I'm a forty-one-year old metropolitan male, blissfully and undeservedly attached to a very charming woman, but I can well remember what it is like to be a thirty something single male.