- Worthiness Wor"thi*ness, n.
The quality or state of being worthy; desert; merit;
excellence; dignity; virtue; worth.
Who is sure he hath a soul, unless It see, and judge, and follow worthiness? --Donne. [1913 Webster]
She is not worthy to be loved that hath not some feeling of her own worthiness. --Sir P. Sidney. [1913 Webster]
The prayers which our Savior made were for his own worthiness accepted. --Hooker. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.
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