MERITORIOUS in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of MERITORIOUS
Definition Example Sentence Classic Sentence
meritorious
 a.  deserving reward or praise
Classic Sentence:
1  Such behaviour as this, so exactly the reverse of her own, appeared no more meritorious to Marianne, than her own had seemed faulty to her.
Sense and Sensibility By Jane Austen
Get Context   In CHAPTER 19
2  In point of meritorious character, the two things seemed about equal.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In Chapter XXXIV
3  The one idea that had ever got through poor Marek's thick head was that all exertion was meritorious.
My Antonia By Willa Cather
Get Context   In BOOK 1. The Shimerdas: XVIII
4  I know well that courage is required to leave, that it is hard; but the harder it is, the more meritorious.
Les Misérables (V5) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER IV—MINUS FIVE, PLUS ONE
Example Sentence:
1  He was praised for his meritorious service.