adjective worth·while \-ˈhwī(-ə)l, -ˈwī(-ə)l\

: worth doing or getting : good enough, important enough, etc., to be worth spending time, effort, or money on

Full Definition of WORTHWHILE

:  being worth the time or effort spent <worthwhile preparations>
:  worthy 1 <a worthwhile cause>
worth·while·ness noun

Examples of WORTHWHILE

  1. The money is for a worthwhile cause.
  2. Seeing my children's joy made building the tree house all worthwhile.
  3. Is it worthwhile to try to fix my computer?

First Known Use of WORTHWHILE



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