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Meaning of WORTHINESS

Pronunciation:  w'urdheenus

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  the quality or state of having merit or value
 

WORTHINESS is a 10 letter word that starts with W.

 

 Antonyms: unworthiness
 
 See Also: deservingness, good, goodness, merit, meritoriousness, praiseworthiness, quotability, roadworthiness

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Wor"thi*ness\, n.
The quality or state of being worthy; desert; merit;
excellence; dignity; virtue; worth.

      Who is sure he hath a soul, unless It see, and judge,
      and follow worthiness?                   --Donne.

      She is not worthy to be loved that hath not some
      feeling of her own worthiness.           --Sir P.
                                               Sidney.

      The prayers which our Savior made were for his own
      worthiness accepted.                     --Hooker.

 

 

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