Found 3 items, similar to worthy.
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English → English
adj 1: having worth or merit or value; being honorable or
admirable; “a worthy fellow”
; “no student deemed
worthy, and chosen for admission, would be kept out
for lack of funds”
- Nathan Pusey; “worthy of acclaim”
“orthy of consideration”
; “a worthy cause”
2: worthy of being chosen especially as a spouse; “the parents
found the girl suitable for their son”
3: meriting respect or esteem; “the worthy gentleman”
4: having high moral qualities; “a noble spirit”
; “a solid
; “an upstanding man”
; “a worthy successor”
5: morally admirable; “a worthy citizen”
n : word is often used humorously
English → English
, n.; pl. Worthies
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.
The blood of ancient worthies in his veins. --Cowper.
, a. [Compar. Worthier
; superl. Worthiest.
[OE. worthi, wur[thorn]i, from worth, wur[thorn], n.; cf.
Icel. ver[eth]ugr, D. waardig, G. w["u]rdig, OHG. wird[=i]g.
1. Having worth or excellence; possessing merit; valuable;
deserving; estimable; excellent; virtuous.
Full worthy was he in his lordes war. --Chaucer.
These banished men that I have kept withal
Are men endued with worthy qualities. --Shak.
Happier thou mayst be, worthier canst not be.
This worthy mind should worthy things embrace. --Sir
2. 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.
No, Warwick, thou art worthy of the sway. --Shak.
The merciless Macdonwald,
Worthy to be a rebel. --Shak.
Whose shoes I am not worthy to bear. --Matt. iii.
And thou art worthy that thou shouldst not know
More happiness. --Milton.
The lodging is well worthy of the guest. --Dryden.
3. Of high station; of high social position. [Obs.]
Worthy women of the town. --Chaucer.
Worthiest of blood
(Eng. Law of Descent), most worthy of
those of the same blood to succeed or inherit; -- applied
to males, and expressive of the preference given them over
, v. t.
To render worthy; to exalt into a hero. [Obs.] --Shak.