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

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  1. meritoriousadjective

    Antonyms:
    immeritorious

  2. meritoriousadjective

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

    Antonyms:
    immeritorious

English Synonyms and Antonyms1.0 / 1 vote

  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 WordNet3.0 / 1 vote

  1. meritorious, meritableadjective

    deserving reward or praise

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

    Synonyms:
    meritable

    Antonyms:
    unworthy

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  1. meritoriousadjective

    Synonyms:
    deserving, worthy, good, excellent

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  1. meritoriousadjective

    Synonyms:
    worthy, commendable, meedful, deserving

PPDB, the paraphrase database0.0 / 0 votes

  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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#109just
#234right
#546legal
#4904moral
#7271innocent
#8085worthy
#15598lawful
#23861deserving
#31891virtuous
#41126meritorious
#43806commendable
#57665laudable
#76738praiseworthy

How to use meritorious in a sentence?

  1. 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'.

  2. Brad Sherman:

    Let's face it, this mission was fraught with peril, because there's no way to flee without causing a stampede, and there's no way to have a stampede that's orderly and meritorious.

  3. 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.

  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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