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Definition of Worthy

Worthy

  1. Having worth or excellence; possessing merit; valuable; deserving; estimable; excellent; virtuous.
  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.
  3. Of high station; of high social position.
  4. 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.
  5. To render worthy; to exalt into a hero.

Worthy Quotations

Charity bestowed upon those who are worthy of it is like good seed sown on a good soil that yields an abundance of fruits. But alms given to those who are yet under the tyrannical yoke of the passions are like seed deposited in a bad soil. The passions of the receiver of the alms choke, as it were, the growth of merits.
Buddha

Being a gentleman is a worthy goal.
Orlando Bloom

Self-worth comes from one thing - thinking that you are worthy.
Wayne Dyer

Don't worry when you are not recognized, but strive to be worthy of recognition.
Abraham Lincoln

May we all, as a nation of believers, fight for the achievement of America; may we make sacrifices worthy of those proud men and women who fought for us, labored for us, bled soil from the beaches of Normandy to the fields of Gettysburg for us.
Cory Booker
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Worthy Translations

worthy in Dutch is waardig, eerzaam, waar
worthy in Finnish is arvoinen
worthy in Italian is meritevole
worthy in Latin is dignus, idoneus
worthy in Portuguese is digno
worthy in Spanish is digno
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