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unmerited

Definitions of unmerited
  1. adjective
    not merited or deserved
    “received an unmerited honorary degree”
    Synonyms:
    gratuitous
    without cause
    undeserved
    not deserved or earned
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    Antonyms:
    deserved, merited
    properly deserved
    condign
    fitting or appropriate and deserved; used especially of punishment
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  2. adjective
    not merited
    unmerited treatment of a potentially fine subject”
    Synonyms:
    unworthy
    lacking in value or merit
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