AskDefine | Define worshipful

The Collaborative Dictionary

Worshipful \Wor"ship*ful\, a. Entitled to worship, reverence, or high respect; claiming respect; worthy of honor; -- often used as a term of respect, sometimes ironically. "This is worshipful society." --Shak. [1913 Webster] [She is] so dear and worshipful. --Chaucer. [1913 Webster] -- Wor"ship*ful*ly, adv. -- Wor"ship*ful*ness, n. [1913 Webster]

Word Net

worshipful adj
1 showing adoration [syn: adoring]
2 showing great reverence for god; "a godly man"; "leading a godly life" [syn: godly, reverent]

Moby Thesaurus

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see Worshipful



  1. Showing reverence; tending to worship.
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