Pronunciation: (un-wûr'&thslash;ē), [key]
—adj., -thi•er, -thi•est,
—n., pl. -thies.
1. not worthy; lacking worth or excellence.
2. beneath the dignity (usually fol. by of): behavior unworthy of a king.
3. of a kind not worthy (often fol. by of).
4. not of adequate merit or character.
5. not commendable or creditable.
6. not deserving.
an unworthy person.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.