- The definition of worthwhile is important enough to put your time and energy into it.
An example of worthwhile is donating your time to build houses for Habitat for Humanity.
worthwhile definition by Webster's New World
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important or valuable enough to repay time or effort spent; of true value
worthwhile definition by American Heritage Dictionary
Sufficiently valuable or important to be worth one's time, effort, or interest.
- worthˈwhileˈness noun