Synonyms and Antonyms of merit
1 a quality that gives something special worth this mystery novel at least has the merit of an original plot Synonyms cardinal virtue, distinction, excellency, grace, excellence, value, virtueRelated Words advantage, edge, plus, superiorityNear Antonyms blemish, defect, failing, fault, flaw; drawback, minus, negativeAntonyms deficiency, demerit, disvalue
2 the relative usefulness or importance of something as judged by specific qualities that idea has some merit, so let's explore it Synonyms account, worth, valuation, valueRelated Words assessment, estimation, evaluation; excellence, greatness, perfection; consequence, importance, significance, weight; desirabilityNear Antonyms emptiness, valuelessness, worthlessness; baseness, cheapness, crumminess, inferiority, lousiness, meanness, paltriness, pettiness, poorness; deficiency, inadequacy, inadequateness, insufficiency, unacceptability
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