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meritorious

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adjective mer·i·to·ri·ous \ˌmer-ə-ˈtȯr-ē-əs\

Simple Definition of meritorious

  • : deserving honor or praise

Full Definition of meritorious

  1. :  deserving of honor or esteem

mer·i·to·ri·ous·ly adverb
mer·i·to·ri·ous·ness noun

Examples of meritorious

  1. She was given an award for meritorious service.

  2. <worked all night with meritorious determination to get the project done on time>



15th Century

First Known Use of meritorious

15th century


MERITORIOUS Defined for Kids

meritorious

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adjective mer·i·to·ri·ous \ˌmer-ə-ˈtȯr-ē-əs\

Definition of meritorious

  1. :  deserving reward or honor :  praiseworthy <meritorious conduct>





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