[ US /ˈwɝði/ ]
[ UK /wˈɜːði/ ]
[ UK /wˈɜːði/ ]
worthy of being chosen especially as a spouse
the parents found the girl suitable for their son
having qualities or abilities that merit recognition in some way
behavior worthy of reprobation
a fact worthy of attention
having worth or merit or value; being honorable or admirable
a worthy fellow
a worthy cause
an important, honorable person (word is often used humorously)
local worthies rarely challenged the chief constable
he told his story to some conservative worthies
How To Use worthy In A Sentence
- My generation was raised on a diet of stultifyingly tedious, but worthy accounts of embryology, typically very badly printed on what appeared to be rice paper.
- We believe that it is okay to charge for healing based on the doctrine, ‘The workman is worthy of his hire.’
- It was also a noteworthy echo of a speech Sarkozy himself made last December, when he called for a "positive laicity" and suggested that the state could ultimately grant subsidies to religious groups. The Earth Times Online Newspaper
- I again affirm that I need make no apology for attaching my name to that of one so worthy the esteem of his co-dogs, ay, and co-cats too; for in spite of the differences which have so often raised up a barrier between the members of his race and ours, not even the noblest among us could be degraded by raising a "mew" to the honour of such a thoroughly honest dog. The Adventures of a Dog, and a Good Dog Too
- A delectable path, for example, runs up behind the cemetery, bordered by butterfly orchids and lithospermum and aristolochia and other plants worthy of better names; it winds aloft, under shady chestnuts, with views on either side. Alone
- We are extremely delighted to hear of your scholarship to Beijing University.You are worthy of success.Best wishes for your bright future.
- No one can degrade us except ourselves; that if we are worthy, no influence can defeat us.
- Finally, one general feature of the framework of this subsection is worthy of note, in order to facilitate comparisons between models.
- The calced Augustinians also made their elections -- but not so quickly that we could avoid sending to them to remind them not to allow the disturbances of other times to occur in their chapter -- by having made them beforehand through their devotion to the outgoing provincial, who managed the succession for another as worthy as he. The Philippine Islands, 1493-1898 — Volume 24 of 55 1630-34 Explorations by Early Navigators, Descriptions of the Islands and Their Peoples, Their History and Records of the Catholic Missions, As Related in Contemporaneous Books and Manuscripts, Showing t
- The acting was hammy, the jokes were forced, and the entire thing came across like a high school play - actors overdoing everything in cringe-worthy performances.