unmerited


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not merited or deserved

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A low cry of despair escaped her, as the cruel complication in her position revealed itself in all its unmerited hardship.
The appellation was not flattering, but not unmerited.
"I see," returned the Englishman, "that a fresh and unmerited misfortune his overwhelmed you, and this only increases my desire to serve you."
'Ye fallen avenues, once more I mourn your fate unmerited.' "
The newcomer was a man of about forty-five or fifty; tall, handsome, black-mustached and with the haughty arrogance of pride most often seen upon the faces of those who have been raised by unmerited favor to positions of power and affluence.
He refused to leave me; he reminded me of his unmerited sufferings, poor fellow, in the past time.
'If Gilbert Clennam, reduced to imbecility, at the point of death, and labouring under the delusion of some imaginary relenting towards a girl of whom he had heard that his nephew had once had a fancy for her which he had crushed out of him, and that she afterwards drooped away into melancholy and withdrawal from all who knew her--if, in that state of weakness, he dictated to me, whose life she had darkened with her sin, and who had been appointed to know her wickedness from her own hand and her own lips, a bequest meant as a recompense to her for supposed unmerited suffering; was there no difference between my spurning that injustice, and coveting mere money--a thing which you, and your comrades in the prisons, may steal from anyone?'
NHSH described the calls as "an unmerited distraction from the important business of implementing the recommendations in the Sturrock review".
Its chairman Archbishop Julian Leow Beng Kim said the CFM does not have the authority to do so in a democratic country, and is currently seeking legal advice against Gerakan Pembela Ummah regarding the unmerited assault on CFM's name and reputation.
According to her, they give unmerited traditional title to individuals who do not deserve it.
Although Doerr's foresight on the need for clean energy companies was not unmerited, it came too early to cash out and may have blinded Kleiner from juicy opportunities.
The indirect primary will confer an unmerited advantage on some aspirants which will reduce the process into an unfair, restricted and compromised contest.
Still, it's worth noting that many referrals are motivated by the threat of unmerited malpractice suits.
This unmerited overindulgence subsidy comes at a time when here in Wales councils are struggling to provide sufficient services for our sick, elderly and homeless because of a lack of funding, due to financial cutbacks, from the UK government.
This unmerited overindulgence subsidy comes at a time when here in Wales councils are struggling to provide sufficient service for our sick, elderly and homeless because of a lack of funding, due to financial cut-backs, from the UK Government.