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Definition of "worthiness" []

  • Having sufficient merit or value (for something or someone specified); deserving (adjective)
  • Having worth, value, or merit (adjective)
  • A person of distinguished character, merit, or importance (noun)
  • The state or quality of having value or merit. (noun)

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  • The result or product of having value or merit. (noun)
  • The state or quality of being qualified or eligible. (noun)
  • The result or product of being qualified or eligible. (noun)

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Use "worthiness" in a sentence
  • "To add insult to injury, circulation of "Tragedy of the Commons," which slams muni credit-worthiness, is tightly controlled."
  • "Those of us who reject outright the idea that our worthiness is to be found in our genes (or our jeans) must therefore make our case, again and again -- and primarily to ourselves."
  • "His expressed doubt of the music’s worthiness is to be ignored; the score is fantastic."