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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adj. - Not gained by merit or labor or service.

Usage examples (38)
  • Accepted the unearned rewards that came his ways as well as the unearned criticism
  • Bet this gives them all a Big Chuckle as our money yet unearned is spent lickety Split!
  • Loyalty unearned is simply the husk of a notion developed to benefit the bosses in a feudal system.
  • "Sentimentality is often called the unearned emotion and intrusive carnivals of public mourning unsettle me," he said. for more
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