AskDefine | Define worthiness

The Collaborative Dictionary

Worthiness \Wor"thi*ness\, n. The quality or state of being worthy; desert; merit; excellence; dignity; virtue; worth. [1913 Webster] Who is sure he hath a soul, unless It see, and judge, and follow worthiness? --Donne. [1913 Webster] She is not worthy to be loved that hath not some feeling of her own worthiness. --Sir P. Sidney. [1913 Webster] The prayers which our Savior made were for his own worthiness accepted. --Hooker. [1913 Webster]

Word Net

worthiness n : the quality or state of having merit or value [ant: unworthiness]

English

Noun

  1. The state of having value or merit
  2. The state of being qualified or eligible
Privacy Policy, About Us, Terms and Conditions, Contact Us
Permission is granted to copy, distribute and/or modify this document under the terms of the GNU Free Documentation License, Version 1.2
Material from Wikipedia, Wiktionary, Dict
Valid HTML 4.01 Strict, Valid CSS Level 2.1