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Synonyms for meritorious
ˌmɛr ɪˈtɔr i əs, -ˈtoʊr-mer·i·to·ri·ous

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Wiktionary

  1. meritoriousadjective

    Antonyms:
    immeritorious

  2. meritoriousadjective

    The policeman received the Award of Meritorious Service from his grateful department.

    Antonyms:
    immeritorious

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. meritorious

    Synonyms:
    innocent, just, lawful, legal, moral, right, virtuous

    Antonyms:
    abominable, criminal, culpable, felonious, flagitious, guilty, illegal, immoral, iniquitous, nefarious, sinful, unlawful, vicious, vile, wicked, wrong

Princeton's WordNet

  1. meritorious, meritableadjective

    deserving reward or praise

    "a lifetime of meritorious service"; "meritorious conduct"

    Synonyms:
    meritable

    Antonyms:
    unworthy

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. meritoriousadjective

    Synonyms:
    deserving, worthy, good, excellent

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. meritoriousadjective

    Synonyms:
    worthy, commendable, meedful, deserving

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "meritorious":

    deserving, commendable, merit-based, worthy, praiseworthy, laudable

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Words popularity by usage frequency

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#234right
#546legal
#4904moral
#7271innocent
#8085worthy
#15598lawful
#23861deserving
#31891virtuous
#41126meritorious
#43806commendable
#57665laudable
#76738praiseworthy

How to use meritorious in a sentence?

  1. Brian Kammer:

    Commuting his sentence would honor his very meritorious service to this country, we should not be executing those we sent into harm’s way and who were deeply wounded, physically and mentally.

  2. Catherine Rampell:

    There are good ways to spend a huge sum of money, the kind of media coverage we have been getting doesn't really explore whether the kinds of things that are in this bill are meritorious or not … Instead, it's about the number.

  3. Brock Martland:

    If time marches on and more things are said and it becomes clear this isn't a meritorious prosecution they're running ... that could lead the minister to say, 'At the end of the day, I'm not prepared to order surrender, here'.

  4. Hindu Drama:

    All that is old is not therefore necessarily excellent; all that is new is not despicable on that account alone. Let what is really meritorious be pronounced so by the candid judge after due investigation; blockheads alone are influenced by the opinion of others.

  5. Mike Waltz:

    It just sends such an importantsignal if you stand with us and youstand against extremism we'll be there for you. We will honor that commitment, i am, as are many conservatives, in favor of merit-based immigration, and I can't think of anyone more meritorious than those who have stood and fought with us rather than random lottery systems.


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