worthy

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈw3ːrði/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/ˈwɝði/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(wûrᵺē)


Inflections of 'worthy' (adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house."):
worthier
adj comparative
worthiest
adj superlative
Inflections of 'worthy' (nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.): nplplural noun: Noun always used in plural form--for example, "jeans," "scissors.": worthies
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worthy

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
adj
  1. a worthy [rival, challenger, contender, competitor]
  2. proved himself a worthy [opponent, adversary, successor]
  3. the worthy [winner, recipient] of the [prize, award]
  4. is worthy of [being, having, gaining]
  5. a worthy [addition, alternative, inclusion, choice]
  6. I am not worthy of your [praise, generosity]
  7. is not worthy of my [time, money, energy]
  8. not worthy of their [trust, faith, support, praise]
  9. not worthy enough to [warrant, demand, expect, gain]
  10. [donate to, volunteer for] a worthy cause
  11. it's (all) [for, in] a worthy cause
  12. [thought, considered, deemed, judged] worthy (of)
  13. an effort worthy of [admiration, applause, praise]
  14. worthy of the [occasion, setting]
  15. UK: a manner more worthy of a [royal, princess, lord]
  16. try [doing, saying] something more worthy with your [time, energy, money]
  17. UK: seems a bit worthy
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