Definition of worthy :
1. A man of eminent worth or value; one distinguished for useful and estimable qualities; a person of conspicuous desert; - much used in the plural; as, the worthies of the church; political worthies; military worthies.
2. Having suitable, adapted, or equivalent qualities or value; -- usually with of before the thing compared or the object; more rarely, with a following infinitive instead of of, or with that; as, worthy of, equal in excellence, value, or dignity to; entitled to; meriting; -- usually in a good sense, but sometimes in a bad one.
3. Having worth or excellence; possessing merit; valuable; deserving; estimable; excellent; virtuous.
4. Of high station; of high social position.
5. To render worthy; to exalt into a hero.
invaluable, meritorious, fitting, priceless, suitable, congruous, worthful, neat, reputable, respect, solid, precious, becoming, quotable, desirable, proper, honourable, fit, decorous, fitted, meet, magna cum laude, comely, eligible, notable, cum laude, inestimable, sacred, graceful, honored, meriting, praise, beseeming, value, qualified, noteworthy, seemly, applaudable, honoured, worth, suited, valuable, costly, befitting, meritable, ability, summa cum laude
good (part of speech: adjective)
charitable, favorable, exemplary, nice, commendable, beneficial, good, worthy of, philanthropic, incorruptible, praiseworthy, whole-souled, excellent, incorrupt, dependable, fine, sterling, laudable, stainless, dutiful, sinless, admirable, pleasant, splendid, trustworthy, worthwhile, upright, benign, reliable, topnotch, first-rate, five-star
deserving (part of speech: adjective)
good person (part of speech: noun)
respectable (part of speech: adjective)
honorable, unimpeachable, creditable, moral, law-abiding, saintly, honest, estimable, righteous, angelical, respectable, noble, pure, blameless, virtuous, untarnished, right-minded, upstanding, principled, forthright, fair, true, irreproachable
virtuous (part of speech: adjective)
- That she was worthy of true love he knew very well. - "Audrey", Mary Johnston.
- Know, then, that I have a task worthy of you. - "The Firelight Fairy Book", Henry Beston.
- Toward midnight the worthy fellow fell asleep like the rest. - "The Invasion of France in 1814", Ã‰mile Erckmann Alexandre Chatrian.