deserving reward or praise;
"a lifetime of meritorious service"
- His meritorious deeds are very moving.
- He was praised for his meritorious service.
- He wrote a meritorious theme about his visit to the cotton mill.
Well-conducted and meritorious citizens.出自： B. Jowett
This performance, very meritorious in itself, for he played well, had been quite sufficient for him.出自： E. F. Benson
The good works done by the heathen were good works done without the grace of Christ; they could not, therefore, be meritorious.出自： R. A. Knox