HyperDic: meritoriousness

English > 1 sense of the word meritoriousness:
NOUNattributemeritoriousness, deservingness, meritthe quality of being deserving (e.g., deserving assistance)
English > meritoriousness: 1 sense > noun 1, attribute
MeaningThe quality of being deserving (e.g., deserving assistance).
Synonymsdeservingness, merit
Narrowerdesert(usually plural) a person's deservingness of or entitlement to reward or punishment
BroaderworthinessThe quality or state of having merit or value
Spanishmerecimiento, mérito
Catalanmereixement, mèrit
Adjectivesmeritoriousdeserving reward or praise

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