Translation of worthy in Spanish:
adjective -thier, -thiest
- 1 1.1 (appropriate, equal)(opponent/successor)is it really a worthy subject for so much attention?
digno¿es realmente un tema que merezca tanta atención?to be worthy
ofsomething/somebodyser dignoa meal worthy of the occasion dealgo/alguienuna comida digna de la ocasiónthis work isn't worthy of youeste trabajo te desmerece or no está a tu alturaworthy of the namedigno de tal nombreExample sentences1.2 (deserving)worthy
- In my mind's eye, this was a sign that maybe I would be tempted to stray, and thus not worthy enough to get married.
- It's a comic-relief part, but situated in a suitably worthy backdrop, and it affords the actress big moments of pathos as well.
- They don't have to give awards in all 24 categories each year, or even have five nominees if they don't believe there are enough worthy candidates.
ofsomethingdignoa point worthy of mention dealgoalgo digno de menciónto be worthy
algo que vale or merece la pena mencionar
ofsomethingser digno or merecedorhe isn't worthy of such honors dealgono es digno or merecedor de tales honoresExample sentences
- Do you know of any fellow citizen, who has lately done a worthy action, deserving praise and imitation?
- They were a pleasure to work with and it is great to see young people putting in a lot of time and effort for a very worthy cause.
- The station and its shop will be offering visitors a cup of tea and a mince pie when they come along, in a fund-raising effort for this very worthy charity.
- 2 (good, estimable) worthy workbuenas obras (feminine plural)a worthy causeuna buena causaa worthy effortun esfuerzo encomiable or meritorioExample sentences
- All of which contributes to making Sylvia a film which, while certainly worthy in intent, won't have very many people seeking to find out more about the poet.
- My generation was raised on a diet of stultifyingly tedious, but worthy accounts of embryology, typically very badly printed on what appeared to be rice paper.
- Usually it was a long and, I often felt, unnecessarily drawn-out and tedious experience where worthy but dull homilies were addressed to the assembled Gaels.
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