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Definition of "unmerited" []

  • Not merited (adjective)

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Use "unmerited" in a sentence
  • "As long as elites persist in unmerited deference to and flattery of the majority, containing the dangers of voter irrationality will be very hard."
  • "My favorite from the Cato Unbound essay: As long as elites persist in unmerited deference to and flattery of the ..."
  • "The influence of the priesthood over the people was fostered by the remembrance of the events to which he had alluded; and the idea of unmerited and mutual suffering; and no doubt could be entertained, from their present feelings, that if the Roman Catholics were admitted to the enjoyment of political power, their first exertion would be to restore their religion to its original supremacy; and to recover the possessions and property of which they had been stripped by the reformation."