Definition of worthiness noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



    BrE BrE//ˈwɜːðinəs//
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈwɜːrðinəs//
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  1. 1worthiness (to be/do something) the fact of having the necessary qualities for something They have proved their worthiness to represent their country.
  2. 2the quality of being correct or good enough to deserve your respect, attention or admiration She decides to test the worthiness of each of her suitors.
  3. opposite unworthiness