Examples of deserved in a Sentence
a well deserved promotion for a hard worker
Recent Examples of deserved from the Web
One year after its release, Beyoncé's Lemonade is still getting much-deserved recognition.
Rama—who died in 2015 at the age of 97—is getting some much-deserved recognition at the New Museum in New York City, with the most comprehensive exhibit of her work to date in the United States.
Its restaurant, Nar Lokanta, is a (deserved) favorite for its epicurean makeovers of traditional mezes.
All the praise and commentary about Toney is well deserved, and Powell took no issue being asked about the exciting freshman Monday before any questions about his own play.
If convicted, along with some well-deserved prison time, Edwards would have to pay restitution to Smith.
Cassowaries have a reputation for being scary, and that reputation is somewhat well deserved.
Those who have been hurt by Trump’s Muslim travel ban efforts and his DACA rescission have garnered a good deal of deserved media attention.
My guess is that's what will happen if only because Haslam wants to distance himself from his well deserved reputation for quick-draw firings.
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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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