The Collaborative DictionaryWorthiness \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]
worthiness n : the quality or state of having
merit or value [ant: unworthiness
- The state of having value or merit
- The state of being qualified or eligible