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Definition of Worthy
WorthyWorthy Wor"thy, a. [Compar. Worthier; superl. Worthiest.]
[OE. worthi, wur[thorn]i, from worth, wur[thorn], n.; cf.
Icel. ver[eth]ugr, D. waardig, G. w["u]rdig, OHG. wird[=i]g.
See Worth, n.]
1. Having worth or excellence; possessing merit; valuable;
deserving; estimable; excellent; virtuous.
Full worthy was he in his lordes war. --Chaucer.
These banished men that I have kept withal Are men
endued with worthy qualities. --Shak.
Happier thou mayst be, worthier canst not be.
This worthy mind should worthy things embrace. --Sir
2. Having suitable, adapted, or equivalent qualities or
value; -- usually with of before the thing compared or the
object; more rarely, with a following infinitive instead
of of, or with that; as, worthy of, equal in excellence,
value, or dignity to; entitled to; meriting; -- usually in
a good sense, but sometimes in a bad one.
No, Warwick, thou art worthy of the sway. --Shak.
The merciless Macdonwald, Worthy to be a rebel.
Whose shoes I am not worthy to bear. --Matt. iii.
And thou art worthy that thou shouldst not know More
The lodging is well worthy of the guest. --Dryden.
3. Of high station; of high social position. [Obs.]
Worthy women of the town. --Chaucer.
Worthiest of blood (Eng. Law of Descent), most worthy of
those of the same blood to succeed or inherit; -- applied
to males, and expressive of the preference given them over
females. --Burrill. WorthyWorthy Wor"thy, n.; pl. Worthies.
A man of eminent worth or value; one distinguished for useful
and estimable qualities; a person of conspicuous desert; --
much used in the plural; as, the worthies of the church;
political worthies; military worthies.
The blood of ancient worthies in his veins. --Cowper.
Worthy Wor"thy, v. t.
To render worthy; to exalt into a hero. [Obs.] --Shak.
Meaning of Worthy from wikipedia
(surname) Worthington Worthy Patterson
(born 1931), American basketball player
F. F. Worthington, nicknamed
- The Worthy
(Arabic: المختارون, alMukhtarun) is a 2016 Arabic thriller
by Ali F. Mostafa, and Image
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27, 1961) is an American former professional basketball player
who is currently
a commentator, television
host, and analyst...
- Calum Worthy
28, 1991) is a Canadian
actor, writer, and producer, known
for his roles
as Dez on the Disney Channel series Austin
12, 1967) is an American
actor, best known
in a variety
of science fiction
and fantasy television
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Field. The first festival
Farm was the Pilton
& Folk Festival, mounted
Eric Garner's last words. She also announced
a new album titled Worthy
was in the works. She performed
on the Soul Train Awards
- The Nine Worthies
are nine historical, scriptural, and legendary personages
of chivalry established
in the Middle
- the lead single
from this album followed
by "Old Enough", "Breathe", and "Worthy
to Say". The album
held a peak position
of #130 on the Billboard
is the Lamb is a 1988 outdoor drama which portrays
the life, death
of Christ. It was written
by J. T. Adams
and was shown
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