If Treme succeeds, it will be a worthy last work highly influenced by the gifts of David Mills, one of our most talented.
The Newt Gingrich of 2008 would be a serious presidential candidate, worthy of broad-based support.
Today at last those half-cocked plans of revival have resulted in some worthy 21st-century developments.
Molotov's Magic Lantern is a worthy addition to the growing canon of Russophile literature.
But you all agree that sharing views, whether or not they are your own, is a worthy thing to do in an academic setting.
The worthy man was overjoyed to be able to increase his daughter's happiness.
Linda's amazement on entering the room had been worthy of note.
I am inexpressibly glad that you have found me worthy of so much help.
What pitched battles, worthy to be chanted in Homeric strains!
Or better, since your learning makes you worthy, as two men.
mid-13c., "having merit," from worth (n.) + -y (2). Old English had weorþful in this sense. Attested from c.1300 as a noun meaning "person of merit" (especially in Nine Worthies, famous men of history and legend: Joshua, David, Judas Maccabæus, Hector, Alexander, Julius Cæsar, Arthur, Charlemagne, Godfrey of Bouillon -- three Jews, three gentiles, three Christians).