Synonyms and Antonyms of deserving

  1. having sufficient worth or merit to receive one's honor, esteem, or reward gifts donated to deserving children every Christmas Synonyms worthy, good, meritoriousRelated Words admirable, commendable, creditable, laudable, praiseworthy; invaluable, priceless; cherished, prized, treasured; choice, excellent, exceptional, fancy, high-grade, primary, prime, specialNear Antonyms base, cheap, inferior, second-rate, substandard; bad, defective, flawed, imperfect; deficient, inadequate, insufficient, unacceptable, unsatisfactoryAntonyms no-good, undeserving, valueless, worthless

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