Definition 2023




Alternative forms

  • life-worthy, life worthy


lifeworthy (comparative more lifeworthy, superlative most lifeworthy)

  1. Worthy of or deserving of life.
    • 1921, Clayton Riley Lusk, Revolutionary Radicalism:
      As long as the soul of a nation grows, it is lifeworthy, and its body will probably expand to suit the expansion of the spirit.
  2. Able to handle or cope with life; able to live; livable.
    • 2008, Don Clifford, Grace Enough for Three:
      As a ship is made to be seaworthy, God made us "lifeworthy," or able to cope and endure whatever comes our way.