Examples of deserved in a Sentence
a well deserved promotion for a hard worker
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Berlin has a deserved reputation as a platform for Asian and South American cinema, but this year's competition lineup is thin on offerings from outside the U.S. and Europe.
However, the home side hit back instantly with three goals in quick succession to earn themselves a deserved victory.
The Mercury Theatre Company's Junior Company got some well-deserved recognition on their recent journey to Atlanta for the Junior Theatre Festival, produced by Music Theatre International and Itheatrics.
The Pats have a deserved reputation as cheats — including wrongfully video-recording other teams, drug use, and under-inflating footballs.
Now with the holiday season behind it, the members are enjoying a well-deserved rest.
The audience jumped to its feet immediately after the piece concluded as video monitors flanking the stage displayed the festival’s name while Schick took well-deserved bows.
Auburn basketball has a deserved reputation as one of the hardest places to win in the SEC, which makes its season to date all the more remarkable.
Bayern took a deserved lead on 32 minutes when Martinez slammed home from close range.
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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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