[person] digne d'estime
[winner, champion] méritant (e)
→ He was a worthy winner of the Nobel Prize.
[successor] digne before n
→ The new Archbishop is, however, a very worthy successor.
[motive, cause] louable
→ His motives may have been worthy but he still broke the law.
[effort, attempt] méritoire
→ Although it is a worthy attempt to deal with a difficult issue, it will not solve the problems.
a worthy goal un objectif louable
→ High employment is a worthy goal.
to be worthy of sth mériter qch
→ Their cause is worthy of our continued support.
→ The bank might think you're worthy of a loan.
to be worthy of sb être digne de qn
→ In a plot worthy of John Le Carre, the author ...
→ He began a spoiling exercise worthy of the Borgias.
→ He described it as a villa worthy of a prince.
He is not worthy of you. Il n'est pas digne de toi.