What does worthy mean?

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ˈwɜr ðiwor·thy

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. worthy(adj)

    an important, honorable person (word is often used humorously)

    "he told his story to some conservative worthies"; "local worthies rarely challenged the chief constable"

  2. worthy(adj)

    having worth or merit or value; being honorable or admirable

    "a worthy fellow"; "a worthy cause"

  3. desirable, suitable, worthy(adj)

    worthy of being chosen especially as a spouse

    "the parents found the girl suitable for their son"

  4. worthy(adj)

    having qualities or abilities that merit recognition in some way

    "behavior worthy of reprobation"; "a fact worthy of attention"

Webster Dictionary

  1. Worthy(noun)

    having worth or excellence; possessing merit; valuable; deserving; estimable; excellent; virtuous

  2. Worthy(noun)

    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

  3. Worthy(noun)

    of high station; of high social position

  4. Worthy(noun)

    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

  5. Worthy(verb)

    to render worthy; to exalt into a hero

  6. Origin: [OE. worthi, wuri, from worth, wur, n.; cf. Icel. verugr, D. waardig, G. wrdig, OHG. wirdg. See Worth, n.]

British National Corpus

  1. Adjectives Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'worthy' in Adjectives Frequency: #864

How to say worthy in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of worthy in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of worthy in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Examples of worthy in a Sentence

  1. Earl Blumenauer:

    She thought it was worthy of support.

  2. Elbert Hubbard:

    Gossip is only the lack of a worthy memory.

  3. Jen Ramsey:

    Imagine saying yes ...I am worthy right now.

  4. Francis Bacon:

    No man's fortune can be an end worthy of his being.

  5. Plato:

    Nothing in the affairs of men is worthy of great anxiety.

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