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Princeton's WordNet

  1. merited, deservedadjective

    properly deserved

    "a merited success"


  1. deservedadjective

    properly earned; warranted; merited. Opposite of undeserved.


  1. deserved

    Desert () in philosophy is the condition of being deserving of something, whether good or bad. It is sometimes called moral desert to clarify the intended usage and distinguish it from the dry desert biome. It is a concept often associated with justice: that good deeds should be rewarded and evil deeds punished.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Deserved

    of Deserve

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of deserved in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of deserved in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Examples of deserved in a Sentence

  1. Neama Rahmani:

    George Gascon is either lying or poorly managing George Gascon office, either way, Los Angeles’s a very bad look for someone who is facing a recall. And Los Angeles’s even worse for the victim of sexual assault. Who did n’t receive the criminal justice she deserved because of Gascon’s blanket policies.

  2. Rick Kriseman:

    That's obviously not something I would try to do, but his statement was kind of ridiculous, so I thought that it deserved an equal response.

  3. Marco Rubio:

    Donald Trump has basically mocked everybody with personal attacks, if there’s anyone who’s ever deserved to be attacked that way, it’s Donald Trump.

  4. Lisa Murkowski:

    I think it was a little unfortunate that we had this very spontaneous vote on an extraordinarily significant matter without the considered debate and analysis. People had to make really quick decisions, i'm not saying there's bad faith, but I do think this is significant enough that it deserved greater consideration by this body and I think what you've seen now is people have been forced to take a quick position. Whether or not that changes as we move forward I think remains to be seen.

  5. Cyrus Vance:

    This points to the truth that law enforcement over history has often failed to live up to its responsibilities, these men did not get the justice that they deserved.

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    warn strongly; put on guard
    • A. abrade
    • B. exacerbate
    • C. monish
    • D. gloat

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