Antonyms of adj unworthy

3 senses of unworthy

Sense 1
unworthy (vs. worthy) -- (lacking in value or merit; "dispel a student whose conduct is deemed unworthy"; "unworthy of forgiveness")

worthy (vs. unworthy) -- (having worth or merit or value; being honorable or admirable; "a worthy fellow"; "a worthy cause")
        => applaudable, commendable, laudable, praiseworthy -- (worthy of high praise; "applaudable efforts to save the environment"; "a commendable sense of purpose"; "laudable motives of improving housing conditions"; "a significant and praiseworthy increase in computer intelligence")
        => creditable -- (worthy of often limited commendation; "the student's effort on the essay--though not outstanding--was creditable")
        => cum laude -- (with honor; with academic distinction; "a cum laude graduate")
        => deserving, worth (predicate) -- (worthy of being treated in a particular way; "an idea worth considering"; "the deserving poor" (often used ironically))
        => exemplary, model (prenominal) -- (worthy of imitation; "exemplary behavior"; "model citizens")
        => magna cum laude -- (with high honor; with high academic distinction; "a magna cum laude graduate")
        => meritorious, meritable -- (deserving reward or praise; "a lifetime of meritorious service"; "meritorious conduct")
        => noteworthy, notable -- (worthy of notice; "a noteworthy advance in cancer research")
        => quotable -- (suitable for or worthy of quotation; "a quotable slogan"; "his remarks are not quotable in mixed company")
        => sacred -- (worthy of respect or dedication; "saw motherhood as woman's sacred calling")
        => summa cum laude -- (with highest honor; with the highest academic distinction; "a summa cum laude graduate")
        => valued, precious -- (held in great esteem for admirable qualities especially of an intrinsic nature; "a valued friend"; "precious memories")
        => valuable, worthful -- (having worth or merit or value; "a valuable friend"; "a good and worthful man")
        => worthwhile -- (sufficiently valuable to justify the investment of time or interest; "a worthwhile book")

Sense 2
undeserving, unworthy -- (not deserving; "the undeserving poor")

INDIRECT (VIA unworthy) -> worthy -- (having worth or merit or value; being honorable or admirable; "a worthy fellow"; "a worthy cause")

Sense 3
despicable, ugly, vile, slimy, unworthy, worthless, wretched -- (morally reprehensible; "would do something as despicable as murder"; "ugly crimes"; "the vile development of slavery appalled them"; "a slimy little liar")

INDIRECT (VIA evil) -> good -- (morally admirable)

Similarity of adj unworthy

3 senses of unworthy

Sense 1
unworthy (vs. worthy) -- (lacking in value or merit; "dispel a student whose conduct is deemed unworthy"; "unworthy of forgiveness")
       => undeserving, unworthy -- (not deserving; "the undeserving poor")
       => unmerited -- (not merited; "unmerited treatment of a potentially fine subject")
       => unmeritorious -- (without merit; "protect...from unmeritorious criticism")
          Also See-> contemptible#1; dishonorable#1, dishonourable#1; unrighteous#1; worthless#1

Sense 2
undeserving, unworthy -- (not deserving; "the undeserving poor")
       => unworthy (vs. worthy) -- (lacking in value or merit; "dispel a student whose conduct is deemed unworthy"; "unworthy of forgiveness")

Sense 3
despicable, ugly, vile, slimy, unworthy, worthless, wretched -- (morally reprehensible; "would do something as despicable as murder"; "ugly crimes"; "the vile development of slavery appalled them"; "a slimy little liar")
       => evil (vs. good) -- (morally bad or wrong; "evil purposes"; "an evil influence"; "evil deeds")

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