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From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj 1: having worth or merit or value; being honorable or
             admirable; "a worthy fellow"; "no student deemed
             worthy, and chosen for admission, would be kept out
             for lack of funds"- Nathan Pusey; "worthy of acclaim";
             "orthy of consideration"; "a worthy cause" [ant: unworthy]
      2: worthy of being chosen especially as a spouse; "the parents
         found the girl suitable for their son" [syn: desirable,
      3: meriting respect or esteem; "the worthy gentleman"
      4: having high moral qualities; "a noble spirit"; "a solid
         citizen"; "an upstanding man"; "a worthy successor" [syn:
         noble, solid, upstanding]
      5: morally admirable; "a worthy citizen"
      n : word is often used humorously
      [also: worthiest, worthier]

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      See worthy