thankworthy

[thangk-wur-th ee]

adjective

deserving gratitude.

Origin of thankworthy

Middle English word dating back to 1350–1400; see origin at thank, worthy
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Examples from the Web for thankworthy

Historical Examples of thankworthy

  • Now, wherein we want desert, were a thankworthy labour to express.

  • So Julius dropped asleep, with a thankworthy augury in his ears.

    The Three Brides

    Charlotte M. Yonge

  • For this is thankworthy, if a man for conscience toward God endure grief, suffering wrongfully.

  • The change from the old to the new state of things, as far as our Banks Islanders are concerned, is indeed most thankworthy.

  • This is thankworthy, if a man for conscience toward God endure grief, suffering wrongfully.