unearned

[ US /əˈnɝnd/ ]
[ UK /ʌnˈɜːnd/ ]
ADJECTIVE
  1. not gained by merit or labor or service
    an unearned run
    unearned income
    accepted the unearned rewards that came his ways as well as the unearned criticism
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How To Use unearned In A Sentence

  • Old, or unearned, money tends to be neither acquisitive nor outward-going, whereas new money tends to be both.
  • What concerned the rabbis was the self respect that came from work as against unearned income…. Rediscovering Values
  • The more unearned income, the higher the tax burden.
  • The Tories will suffer too, because of the reinforced perception of unearned privilege.
  • Rounding up from 0.3871, the more exact figure, to 0.39 gave Craig an unearned bonus of I 1.07 votes.
  • No, it's one of those days where your own boon and bounty seem unearned, unfair, because other people are dealing with so much horror and sadness.
  • No unearned windfall profit would accrue to the landholder.
  • Rounding up from 0.3871, the more exact figure, to 0.39 gave Craig an unearned bonus of I 1.07 votes.
  • I sincerely thank you for your time in reading this lengthy message, and for any assistance you give in putting my blog over the top and letting me live in unearned luxury for the rest of my life.
  • The United States has opted to rely more heavily on schooling as a means for promoting individual fulfillment, enhancing social justice, and countering unearned privilege.
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