The Collaborative Dictionary
Worshipful \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. [1913 Webster]
[She is] so dear and worshipful. --Chaucer. [1913 Webster] --