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Worthy (IPA: /ˈwɝði/)


Worthy (n.)

Having worth or excellence; possessing merit; valuable; deserving; estimable; excellent; virtuous.

Worthy (n.)

Having suitable, adapted, or equivalent qualities or value; -- usually with of before the thing compared or the object; more rarely, with a following infinitive instead of of, or with that; as, worthy of, equal in excellence, value, or dignity to; entitled to; meriting; -- usually in a good sense, but sometimes in a bad one.

Worthy (n.)

Of high station; of high social position.

Worthy (n.)

A man of eminent worth or value; one distinguished for useful and estimable qualities; a person of conspicuous desert; -- much used in the plural; as, the worthies of the church; political worthies; military worthies.

Worthy (v. t.)

To render worthy; to exalt into a hero.

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Example Sentence (Quote)

"A scholar who loves comfort is not worthy of the name." - Confucius

Example Sentence (Quote)

"An innocent Plowman is more worthy than a vicious Prince." - Poor Richard's Almanack

Example Sentence (Quote)

" And Marlowe, Webster, Fletcher, Ben, Whose fire-hearts sowed our furrows when The world was worthy of such men." - Elizabeth Barrett Browning

Example Sentence (Quote)

" And the stern joy which warriors feel In foemen worthy of their steel." - War

Example Sentence (Quote)

" And you must love him, ere to you He will seem worthy of your love." - William Wordsworth


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