What does the word worthily mean?

    Part of speech: noun

  • Worthiness.

Usage examples for worthily

  1. And that she may be shod worthily of herself and of us, give me what you have tied up in your blue handkerchief." – Martin Pippin in the Apple Orchard by Eleanor Farjeon
  2. The thought of my home, my friends, my country, the feeling that I was returning with the bronze of the battle upon my cheek, and the voice of praise still ringing in my heart,- these were proud thoughts, and my bosom heaved short and quickly as I revolved them; but as I turned my gaze for the last time towards the gallant army I was leaving, a pang of sorrow, of self- reproach, shot through me, and I could not help feeling how far less worthily was I acting in yielding to the impulse of my wishes, than had I remained to share the fortunes of the campaign. – Charles O'Malley, The Irish Dragoon, Volume 2 (of 2) by Charles Lever