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Definition of "meritable" []

  • Deserving of reward. (adjective) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "meritable" in a sentence
  • "It's spoken with such a cliquish tone by people who look down their noses at movies meant to provoke laughter — like a movie meant to draw tears is so much more meritable."
  • "To make it all fair, The Academy should have Best Drama, Best Comedy, Best Animated, Best Foreign AND Best Picture (I don't think other genres, action, horror need specific consideration because they generally don't lend themselves to meritable filmmaking, and when they do they can be placed in one of the aformentioned categories)."
  • "On the other hand, something like Obama's Seal is more worrisome, because it's, well, tacky, and also emblematic of America's low tolerance for meritable graphic imagery in the public sphere."
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