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English definition of “worthiness”

worthiness

noun [U] uk   /ˈwɜː.ðɪ.nəs/ us    /ˈwɝː-/

worthiness noun [U] (SUITABLE)

how suitable someone or something is: She persuaded the board of her worthiness to run the company.Suitable and acceptableQuite good, or not very good

worthiness noun [U] (DESERVING RESPECT)

formal the quality of deserving respect or attention: the worthiness of a project/cause/aimVirtue and moral good
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