unearned

[uhn-urnd]
adjective
1.
not received in exchange for labor or services; not gained by lawful work or employment.
2.
not earned; unmerited; undeserved: unearned promotion.
3.
not yet earned: Lenders are not permitted to take borrowers' unearned wages as collateral.

Origin:
1150–1200; Middle English; see un-1, earn1, -ed2

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unearned (ʌnˈɜːnd)
 
adj
1.  not deserved
2.  not yet earned

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Word Origin & History

unearned
c.1200, from un- (1) "not" + pp. of earn. Unearned income is recorded from 1889.
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Example sentences
Many things in life are unearned and that's no good.
Boomers could forswear all or part of this unearned inheritance.
Because some would say it's unearned, or presumptuous, or the consequence of
  his privilege.
But, for all its razzmatazz, the play's final moment of celebration is unearned.
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