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worthier, comparative; worthiest, superlative;
  1. Deserving effort, attention, or respect
    • - generous donations to worthy causes
  2. Having or showing the qualities or abilities that merit recognition in a specified way
    • - issues worthy of further consideration
  3. Good enough; suitable
    • - no composer was considered worthy of the name until he had written an opera
  1. offensive. A person notable or important in a particular sphere
    • - schools governed by local worthies

  1. having worth or merit or value; being honorable or admirable; "a worthy fellow"; "a worthy cause"
  2. an important, honorable person (word is often used humorously); "he told his story to some conservative worthies"; "local worthies rarely challenged the chief constable"
  3. desirable: worthy of being chosen especially as a spouse; "the parents found the girl suitable for their son"
  4. having qualities or abilities that merit recognition in some way; "behavior worthy of reprobation"; "a fact worthy of attention"
  5. (worthily) in a worthy manner; with worthiness
  6. (worthiness) the quality or state of having merit or value
  7. The Nine Worthies (les neuf preux) are nine historical, scriptural, mythological or semi-legendary figures who, in the Middle Ages, were adopted in a gallery of heroes personifying the ideals of chivalry. ...
  8. (Worthiness) means that one is distinguished by good qualities, entitled to honor or respect on this account, estimable, having a high moral standard, adequate or suitable in respect of moral excellence or noble aims.
  9. Trevor H. & Holdaway, Richard N. (2002): The lost world of the Moa: Prehistoric Life of New Zealand. Indiana University Press, Bloomington. ISBN 0-253-34034-9.
  10. (Gr. axios) Describes those who act in a manner befitting one who is a follower of Christ. No one is worthy of salvation in and of himself, but all are made worthy through Christ (see 1 Thess. 2:10-12).
  11. seems to indicate the chase will be worthwhile, that there’s a big enough reward to endure the obstacles you may encounter
  12. A common word in Mormonism. Whatever Mormons do or whatever responsibilities are assigned them, they need to be worthy.