worthy cause

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worthy cause

A cause that merits attention, aid, or action due to an inherent goodness of values or intention. The lawyer decided to waive her fees because she felt that the young man's case was a worthy cause.
See also: cause, worthy
References in classic literature ?
It is as I have been saying: for a worthy cause, or a cause which he believed to be worthy, there is no man of my country worthy of the name who would not accept death with the same resignation that he lays his head upon the pillow and waits for sleep.
Here,' she said, stretching out her hand with her contemptuous laugh, and looking down upon the prostrate girl, 'is a worthy cause of division between lady-mother and gentleman-son; of grief in a house where she wouldn't have been admitted as a kitchen-girl; of anger, and repining, and reproach.
He commenced to jabber and gesticulate, and even with her scant acquaintance with the ways of the anthropoids, she realized that he was not menacing her, for there was little or no baring of fighting fangs and his whole expression and attitude was of one attempting to explain a knotty problem or plead a worthy cause.
Oh, he always keeps in his upstairs study on Saturday afternoon," said Tom, who disliked anything sneaking, but was not disinclined to a little stratagem in a worthy cause.
And they not only help Tuskegee, but they are constantly seeking opportunities to help other worthy causes.
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A TEESSIDE shopping centre is calling on people to choose their favourite worthy cause to win a special Easter gift.
No doubt you see it as noble to campaign for Pardew's fine to be donated to a worthy cause, but please don't stop your campaign at football fines, let's go on to campaign for all fines to be donated to worthy causes.
It makes a lot of sense to keep up the funding and support to such a worthy cause.
A VERY worthy cause is being supported by a team in the Belle Vale Junior Football League.
Keith Johnson, from the bank's mortgage operations team, said: "We came away with a few aches, and lots of paint on our clothes, but we had a great time making a difference to such a worthy cause.
A WARWICK based company is looking for a worthy cause needing the help of 10 volunteers.
Ash, currently serving as captain in the British Army, said: "My aim is to raise money for a very worthy cause and in so doing challenge myself and demonstrate that it's still possible to test yourself to the limits.
We raised pounds 1,000 and Kay herself came into the Ellesmere Port plant to receive a cheque for this worthy cause.
If his need has been fulfilled, maybe you know of another worthy cause to which we could donate this equipment.