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Dictionary definition for: Worthy

1. (n) word is often used humorously

2. (a) having worth or merit or value; being honorable or admirable; "a worthy fellow" "no student deemed worthy, and chosen for admission, would be kept out for lack of funds"- Nathan Pusey; "worthy of acclaim" "orthy of consideration" "a worthy cause"

3. (s) worthy of being chosen especially as a spouse; "the parents found the girl suitable for their son"

4. (s) meriting respect or esteem; "the worthy gentleman"

5. (s) having high moral qualities; "a noble spirit" "a solid citizen" "an upstanding man" "a worthy successor"

6. (s) morally admirable; "a worthy citizen"

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