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worthful

[ wurth-fuhl ]
/ ˈwɜrθ fəl /
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adjective

full of worth or merit.
highly respected; esteemed.

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Origin of worthful

before 900; Middle English; Old English weorthful;see worth1, -ful
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  • To this judge "the slenderest kind" of evidence was worthful so long as it told against the accused.

  • The quotations which head the chapters, and which are meant to be read, not skipped, are more worthful than anything else in it.

    Things as They Are|Amy Wilson-Carmichael
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