thankworthy
adjective Date: 14th century worthy of thanks or gratitude ; meritorious

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  • Thankworthy — Thank wor thy, a. Deserving thanks; worthy of gratitude; mreitorious. [1913 Webster] For this thankworthy, if a man, for conscience toward God, endure grief, suffering wrongfully. 1 Pet. ii. 19. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • thankworthy — [thaŋk′wʉr΄thē] adj. worthy of thanks …   English World dictionary

  • thankworthy — /thangk werr dhee/, adj. deserving gratitude. [1350 1400; ME; see THANK, WORTHY] * * * …   Universalium

  • thankworthy — thank•wor•thy [[t]ˈθæŋkˌwɜr ði[/t]] adj. worthy of thanks • Etymology: 1350–1400 …   From formal English to slang

  • thankworthy — /ˈθæŋkwɜði/ (say thangkwerdhee) adjective deserving gratitude …   Australian English dictionary

  • thankworthy — ˈ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ adjective Etymology: Middle English, from thank + worthy : worthy of thanks or gratitude : meritorious …   Useful english dictionary

  • -worthy — comb. form forming adjectives meaning: 1 deserving of (blameworthy; noteworthy). 2 suitable or fit for (newsworthy; roadworthy). * * * a combining form of worthy, occurring in adjectives that have the general sense deserving of, fit for… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Thankful — Thank ful, a. [AS. [thorn]ancfull.] 1. Obtaining or deserving thanks; thankworthy. [R.] [1913 Webster] Ladies, look here; this is the thankful glass That mends the looker s eyes; this is the well That washes what it shows. Herbert. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Thankfully — Thankful Thank ful, a. [AS. [thorn]ancfull.] 1. Obtaining or deserving thanks; thankworthy. [R.] [1913 Webster] Ladies, look here; this is the thankful glass That mends the looker s eyes; this is the well That washes what it shows. Herbert. [1913 …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Thankfulness — Thankful Thank ful, a. [AS. [thorn]ancfull.] 1. Obtaining or deserving thanks; thankworthy. [R.] [1913 Webster] Ladies, look here; this is the thankful glass That mends the looker s eyes; this is the well That washes what it shows. Herbert. [1913 …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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