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wor·thy

worthy

 
 
pronunciation:
wuhr thi
part of speech: adjective
inflections: worthier, worthiest
definition 1: having enough worth or value.
He gives money to children's programs and other worthy causes.
antonyms:
disreputable, worthless
similar words:
acceptable, admirable
definition 2: deserving (often followed by "of").
He is a kind man worthy of praise for his good works.
derivations: worthily (adv.), worthiness (n.)