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?to be worthy¿es realmente un tema que merezca tanta atención?
ofsomething/somebodya meal worthy of the occasionser digno dealgo/alguienthis work isn't worthy of youuna comida digna de la ocasiónworthy of the nameeste trabajo te desmerece or no está a tu alturadigno de tal nombreExample sentences1.2 (deserving) See examples: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.
ofsomethinga point worthy of mentiondigno dealgoto be worthyalgo digno de menciónalgo que vale or merece la pena mencionar ofsomethinghe isn't worthy of such honorsser digno or merecedor dealgono es digno or merecedor de tales honores
- 2 (good, estimable) worthy worka worthy causebuenas obras (feminine plural)a worthy effortuna buena causaun esfuerzo encomiable or meritorioExample 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.
- 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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