worthful

adjective
worth·​ful | \ˈwərth-fəl \

Definition of worthful 

1 : full of merit a good and worthful person

2 : having value the worthful aspects of their culture

First Known Use of worthful

before the 12th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More about worthful

Statistics for worthful

Look-up Popularity

Time Traveler for worthful

The first known use of worthful was before the 12th century

See more words from the same century

More from Merriam-Webster on worthful

See words that rhyme with worthful

Comments on worthful

What made you want to look up worthful? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

obstinately defiant of authority

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

Autumn Words of the Day 2018

  • a-top-down-image-of-road-through-an-autumn-forest
  • Which is a synonym of fugacious?
True or False

Test your knowledge - and maybe learn something along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ
SCRABBLE® Sprint

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!