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Meaning of worthiness by Wiktionary Dictionary

worthiness


    Etymology

    worthy +‎ -ness

    Noun

    worthiness ( countable and uncountable; plural: worthinesses )

    1. ( uncountable ) The state or quality of having value or merit .
    2. ( countable ) The result or product of having value or merit .
    3. ( uncountable ) The state or quality of being qualified or eligible .
    4. ( countable ) The result or product of being qualified or eligible .


Explanation of worthiness by Wordnet Dictionary

worthiness


    Noun
    1. the quality or state of having merit or value



    Definition of worthiness by GCIDE Dictionary

    worthiness


    1. Worthiness, 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.