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deserved

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adjective de·served \-ˈzərvd\

Definition of deserved

  1. :  of, relating to, or being that which one deserves <a deserved reputation>

de·served·ly play \-ˈzər-vəd-lē, -ˈzərvd-lē\ adverb
de·served·ness play \-ˈzər-vəd-nəs, -ˈzərvd-nəs\ noun


Examples of deserved

  1. <a well deserved promotion for a hard worker>



Circa 1552

First Known Use of deserved

circa 1552

Rhymes with deserved


DESERVEDLY Defined for Kids

deservedly

adverb de·served·ly \di-ˈzər-vəd-lē, -ˈzərvd-lē\

Definition of deservedly

  1. :  as earned by acts or qualities <She was deservedly honored.>





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