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.

[She is] so dear and worshipful. Chaucer.

-- Wor"ship*ful*ly, adv. -- Wor"ship*ful*ness, n.

 

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