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seaworthy

[see-wur-th ee] /ˈsiˌwɜr ði/
adjective, seaworthier, seaworthiest. (of a vessel)
1.
constructed, outfitted, manned, and in all respects fitted for a voyage at sea.
2.
safe for a voyage at sea.
Origin
1800-1810
1800-10; sea + -worthy
Related forms
seaworthiness, noun
unseaworthiness, noun
unseaworthy, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for unseaworthiness

seaworthy

/ˈsiːˌwɜːðɪ/
adjective
1.
in a fit condition or ready for a sea voyage
Derived Forms
seaworthiness, noun
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Word Origin and History for unseaworthiness

seaworthy

adj.

1807, "in fit condition to encounter heavy weather at sea," from sea + worthy. Related: Seaworthiness. Old English had særof "hardy at sea."

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