Pronunciation of Worthy
/wˈɜːði/, /wˈɜːði/, /w_ˈɜː_ð_i/

Antonyms for worthy:

evil, worthless, unfit, valueless, vile, sinful, ineligible, poor, bad, unworthy.

Synonyms for worthy:

Sense 1


Sense 2

inestimable, fit, royal, priceless, qualified, Fitted, shameful, invaluable, celebrity.

Sense 3

costly, precious.







Other synonyms and related words:

royal, honoured, valuable, costly, meritorious, congruous, invaluable, befitting, meet, proper, honourable, eligible, able, noteworthy, fit, Fitted, meriting, honored, sacred, solid, suitable, quotable, priceless, suited, qualified, precious, meritable, reputable, decorous, applaudable, desirable, worth, worthful, notable, neat, inestimable, admissible, becoming, celebrity, seemly.

deserving (adjective)


good (adjective)

splendid, first-rate, admirable, pleasant, nice, benign, commendable, good, worthwhile, favorable, topnotch, praiseworthy, beneficial, laudable, excellent, exemplary, five-star, fine.

honorable, respectable (adjective)

estimable, worthwhile, precious, deserving, laudable, pure, exemplary, virtuous, valuable, blameless, desirable, first-rate, true, right-minded, meritorious, priceless, noble, salt of the earth, creditable, commendable, model, righteous, moral, invaluable, praiseworthy, reputable, ethical, good, honest, excellent, decent, admirable.

meritorious (adjective)


noble (adjective)


respectable (adjective)

pure, respectable, right-minded, honest, fair, noble, true, righteous, untarnished, unimpeachable, upstanding, estimable, irreproachable, forthright, law-abiding, good, angelical, virtuous, blameless, principled, saintly, creditable, honorable, moral.

virtuous (adjective)

high-minded, virtuous, good, honorable, creditable, pure, clean, valorous, noble, faultless, ethical, estimable, upstanding, Taintless, unspotted, respectable, righteous, angelical, moral, decent, unsullied, heroic, blameless, uncorrupted, guiltless.

Sense 2 (noun)

inestimable, costly, precious, priceless, invaluable.

Sense 3 (noun)


Sense 4 (noun)

qualified, Fitted.

dignitary (noun)


good person (noun)

gentlewoman, angel, hero, good woman, good example, salt of the earth, good man, model, gentleman, paragon, saint.

worthy (noun)

honoured, exemplary, laudable, honored, noble, respectable, sacred, meritorious, magna cum laude, model, worthful, cum laude, solid, upstanding, desirable, valuable, praiseworthy, honourable, suitable, eligible, quotable, creditable, notable, noteworthy, worthwhile, meritable, good, worth, meriting, summa cum laude, honorable, commendable, applaudable, deserving.

Usage examples for worthy:

  • " No man alive is worthy of her- no man ever could be. - "Dixie Hart", Will N. Harben.
  • The worthy captain had fallen asleep. - "The Memoires of Casanova, Complete The Rare Unabridged London Edition Of 1894, plus An Unpublished Chapter of History, By Arthur Symons", Jacques Casanova de Seingalt.
  • Now, my Lords, in this letter there are several things worthy of your Lordships' observation. - "The Works of the Right Honourable Edmund Burke, Vol. XII. (of XII.)", Edmund Burke.

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