Examples of deserved in a Sentence
a well deserved promotion for a hard worker
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To encourage more purchases on her website — thus, more well-deserved money for Teen Cancer America — Jenner is offering a limited-edition birthday makeup bag with any purchase over $60, as well as free shipping.
The case is one only a president can make, and this president has a deserved reputation for falsehood.
But his reputation as a dark horse is well deserved.
At Uber, as soon as one thing was surfaced, many other things were surfaced simultaneously, and that brought a deserved very bright light and brought very serious sincere action on the part of the organization.
Photo Illustration/Getty Images After four years in Washington, Cory Booker has already earned a well-deserved reputation as the thirstiest man in politics not named Mike Pence.
But this would not lead to peace except, as the moral rhetoric of unconditional pacifism suggested, in death, and well deserved!
Consider, too, Oceania, which has a well-deserved reputation as offering the best food and beverage at sea thanks to its partnership with French culinary icon Jacques Pépin.
Yes, McClure resigned—after public shaming—and his alleged harassment will now be common knowledge, a shameful, deserved asterisk next to his name.
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First Known Use of deserved
Synonymscompetent, condign, just, due, fair, justified, merited, right, rightful, warranted
Antonymsundeserved, undue, unfair, unjust, unjustified, unmerited, unwarranted
Related Wordsapplicable, appropriate, apt, fit, fitting, meet, proper, requisite, suitable; lawful, legal, legitimate; accurate, correct, true; rhadamanthine, strict, stringent, uncompromising; equitable, impartial, square
Near Antonymsincoherent, incorrect, irrelative, irrelevant; improper, inapplicable, inapposite, inappropriate, inapt, indefensible, unjustifiable, unreasonable, unsuitable; biased, inequitable, partial, unequal; arbitrary, despotic; illegitimate, unlawful
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