indign

indign

[in-dahyn]
adjective
1.
Archaic. unworthy.
2.
Obsolete. unbecoming or disgraceful.

Origin:
1400–50; late Middle English indigne < Middle French < Latin indignus, equivalent to in- in-3 + dignus worthy; see dignity

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indign (ɪnˈdaɪn)
 
adj
1.  undeserving; unworthy
2.  unseemly; disgraceful
3.  not deserved
 
[C15: from Old French indigne, from Latin indignus unworthy, from in-1 + dignus worthy; see dignity]

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