Definition of unworthily in US English:

unworthily

adverb

  • See unworthy

    • ‘That sin ‘consists in profaning or treating unworthily the sacraments and other liturgical actions, as well as persons, things, or places consecrated to God’.’
    • ‘You realise, unworthily, that you're in the presence of an entirely un-English sophistication.’
    • ‘To assume perversity unworthily discredits an integral and honourable part of the justice system.’
    • ‘When a man who accepts the Christian doctrine lives unworthily of it, it is much clearer to say he is a bad Christian than to say he is not a Christian.’
    • ‘St. Paul explicitly teaches this in his letter to the Church at Corinth when he wrote, ‘This means that whoever eats the bread or drinks the cup of the Lord unworthily sins against the body and blood of the Lord.’’

Pronunciation

unworthily

/ˌənˈwərT͟Həlē//ˌənˈwərðəli/