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Unworthy, 1) not deserving; absol.: Gent. I, 2, 18. Mids. II, 1, 207. Merch. II, 1, 37 “(--er).” As II, 7, 76. All's III, 4, 26. All's III, 4, 26. H6B III, 2, 230. H6B III, 2, 230 Rom. I, 5, 95 “(--est).” III, 3, 31. III, 5, 145. Ant. III, 13, 84. With an inf.: “I am u. to be Henry's wife,” H6A V, 3, 122. H6A V, 3, 122 H6B IV, 4, 18. H8 III, 2, 414. Troil. IV, 4, 127. With for, in the same sense: “I am u. for her schoolmaster,” Per. II, 5, 40 (reading of Q1; the other O. Edd. to be her s.). With “of:” As IV, 1, 197. All's III, 4, 30. H6B I, 3, 108. Troil. II, 2, 94. Oth. II, 3, 104. With a simple accus.: “how much he is u. so good a lady,” Ado II, 3, 217 (Ff to have to good a lady). “as one u. all the former favours,” Shr. IV, 2, 30. “u. this good gift,” All's II, 3, 158. “u. thee,” Wint. IV, 4, 448. “as u. fight,” H6A IV, 7, 43.
2) wanting merit, worthless, vile: “thou worthy lord of that u. wife,” Lucr. 1304. “a poor u. brother of yours,” As I, 1, 36. Wint. II, 3, 113. John III, 1, 150. H5 I, 2, 228 “(in an u. urn).” Troil. I, 3, 84 “(-- est).” Cor. II, 3, 166. Tit. I, 346. Hml. III, 1, 74. III, 2, 379. IV, 7, 77 “(--est).” Cymb. I, 4, 157 (your u. thinking).
3) not deserved, not justified: “doing worthy vengeance on thyself, which didst u. slaughter upon others,” R3 I, 2, 88.
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