1. the quality or state of lacking merit or value
Ant: ↑worthiness
Derivationally related forms: ↑unworthy
Hypernyms: ↑bad, ↑badness
2. the quality of being not particularly suitable or befitting

he retracted nothing that he had said about the inappropriateness of either a corporeal God or a God who is a person


his praise released from her loud protestations of her unworthiness

Syn: ↑inappropriateness
Derivationally related forms: ↑inappropriate (for: ↑inappropriateness)
Hypernyms: ↑unsuitability, ↑unsuitableness, ↑ineptness
Hyponyms: ↑inaptness, ↑inappositeness, ↑infelicity

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