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Synonyms for worthy
ˈwɜr ði

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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"

    Antonyms:
    unworthy, undeserving, unmerited, unfit, ineligible, unmeritorious

  2. worthy(adj)

    having worth or merit or value; being honorable or admirable

    "a worthy fellow"; "a worthy cause"

    Synonyms:
    suitable, desirable

    Antonyms:
    unworthy, ineligible, unfit, unmeritorious, undeserving, unmerited

  3. desirable, suitable, worthy(adj)

    worthy of being chosen especially as a spouse

    "the parents found the girl suitable for their son"

    Synonyms:
    desirable, suitable, suited

    Antonyms:
    unmerited, unfit, unworthy, undeserving, unmeritorious, ineligible

  4. worthy(adj)

    having qualities or abilities that merit recognition in some way

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

    Synonyms:
    suitable, desirable

    Antonyms:
    unmeritorious, unmerited, unfit, unworthy, undeserving, ineligible

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.

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

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

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

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. worthy(a.)

    Synonyms:
    deserving, meritorious

  2. worthy(a.)

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

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. worthy(a)

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

How to pronounce worthy?

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How to use worthy in a sentence?

  1. Lucius Annaeus Seneca:

    Behold a worthy sight, to which the God, turning his attention to his own work, may direct his gaze. Behold an equal thing, worthy of a God, a brave man matched in conflict with evil fortune.

  2. RAS CARDO REGGAE:

    ***(c)(p)-LET THIS BE MY PERPETUAL MEMORIAL DAY QUOTE FOR THE USA.-ANY COUNTRY THAT CANNOT PROVIDE FOR THE PROPER HEALTHCARE OF ITS CITIZENS SHOULD NEVER CONSIDER ITSELF WORTHY OF THEM DYING FOR IT IN BATTLE. FOR IN A WAR, NO ONE WINS! BOTH SIDES END UP WITH CASUALTIES IN BODY BAGS AND MASS GRAVES, AND MAYBE NO MEMORIALS I AM RAS CARDO WHO CREATED REGGAE. YOU CAN QUOTE ME ON THAT, BUT DO IT EXACTLY AS WRITTEN.

  3. Professor Edsger Dijkstra, at the ACN South Central Regional Conference, Austin, Texas, 16 to 18 Novemver 1984:

    The fathers of the field had been pretty confusing: John von Neumann speculated about computers and the human brain in analogies sufficiently wild to be worthy of a medieval thinker, and Alan Turing thought about criteria to settle the question of whether machines can think, a question of which we now know that it is about as relevant as the question of whether submarines can swim.

  4. Niliflash:

    How much of you is left for your husband? To the person you will spend the rest of your life with. How worthy is it going to be?.

  5. Marc Zell:

    The Republican party has a long list of candidates worthy of the presidency, and we have to change the leadership in the White House, which has caused a lot of damage, but Donald Trump is not the answer.

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