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Synonyms for worthy
ˈwɜr ðiwor·thy

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English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. worthy

    That is becoming in dress which suits the complexion, figure, and other qualities of the wearer, so as to produce on the whole a pleasing effect. That is decent which does not offend modesty or propriety. That is suitable which is adapted to the age, station, situation, and other circumstances of the wearer; coarse, heavy boots are suitable for farm-work; a juvenile style of dress is not suitable for an old lady. In conduct much the same rules apply. The dignity and gravity of a patriarch would not be becoming to a child; at a funeral lively, cheery sociability would not be decorous, while noisy hilarity would not be decent; sumptuous display would not be suitable for a poor person. Fit is a compendious term for whatever fits the person, time, place, occasion, etc.; as, a fit person; a fit abode; a fit place. Fitting, or befitting, is somewhat more elegant, implying a nicer adaptation. Meet, a somewhat archaic word, expresses a moral fitness; as, meet for heaven. Compare BEAUTIFUL.

    becoming, befitting, beseeming, comely, congruous, decent, decorous, fit, fitting, graceful, meet, neat, proper, seemly, suitable

    awkward, ill-becoming, ill-fitting, improper, indecent, indecorous, unbecoming, unfit, unseemly, unsuitable

    The dress was becoming to the wearer. Such conduct was becoming in him.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. worthyadjective

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

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

    unworthy, undeserving, unmerited, unfit, ineligible, unmeritorious

  2. worthyadjective

    having worth or merit or value; being honorable or admirable

    "a worthy fellow"; "a worthy cause"

    suitable, desirable

    unworthy, ineligible, unfit, unmeritorious, undeserving, unmerited

  3. desirable, suitable, worthyadjective

    worthy of being chosen especially as a spouse

    "the parents found the girl suitable for their son"

    desirable, suitable, suited

    unmerited, unfit, unworthy, undeserving, unmeritorious, ineligible

  4. worthyadjective

    having qualities or abilities that merit recognition in some way

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

    suitable, desirable

    unmeritorious, unmerited, unfit, unworthy, undeserving, ineligible

Editors Contribution

  1. beseemethadjective

    it is undisputed, however, that the influence of thine attraction hath everlastingly been inherent in the realities of thy handiwork, although that which beseemeth the hallowed court of thy providence is exalted beyond the attainment of the entire creation.

    Submitted by cecimostaghim on January 24, 2022  

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. worthyadjective

    deserving, meritorious

  2. worthyadjective

    estimable, excellent, good, virtuous, exemplary, honest, righteous, upright

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. worthyadjective

    meritorious, excellent, estimable, deserving, reputable, exemplary, upright

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How to use worthy in a sentence?

  1. Drew Stelter:

    These interviews were torturous and left me feeling anything but worthy, loved or deserving of belonging in my community.

  2. Alva Johnson:

    I am facing a judge who openly questions whether the kiss is worthy of a federal lawsuit and has determined that Mr. Trump's history of such behavior is not relevant, and I've endured on-going threats to my safety, i've decided for the sake of my family that I will not continue with the case at this time.

  3. Mohammad Reza Domiri Ganji:

    Because of its importance for non-Muslims in Iran, I've always wanted to take a photograph worthy of this building's status to add to my collection of my historical places in Iran, after obtaining the necessary permits to photograph after dark, I was able to capture this panorama on a very cold winter night.

  4. Brian Kemp:

    ( The bill) is very simple but also very powerful : a declaration that all life has value, that all life matters, and that all life is worthy of protection, i realize that some may challenge it in a court of law. But our job is to do what is right, not what is easy. We are called to be strong and courageous, and we will not back down. We will always continue to fight for life.

  5. Christina Cogdell:

    If you were deemed worthy of being sterilized by a doctor, there was no board where you could have a hearing to protest.

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