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Princeton's WordNet

  1. deservedlyadverb

    as deserved

    "he chalked up two goals which deservedly gave Bolton their second victory of the season"


  1. deservedlyadverb

    In a way or to a degree that is deserved or merited.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Deservedlyadverb

    Worthily; according to desert, whether of good or evil.

    Etymology: from deserve.

    For him I was not sent, nor yet to free
    That people victor once, now vile and base,
    Deservedly made vassal. John Milton, Paradise Regain’d, b. iv.

    A man deservedly cuts himself off from the affections of that community which he endeavours to subvert. Joseph Addison, Freeholder.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Deservedlyadverb

    according to desert (whether good or evil); justly

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of deservedly in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of deservedly in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Examples of deservedly in a Sentence

  1. Lamar Alexander:

    I believe we can do it because we are plowing familiar ground here, our goal is a small step, and so many Americans will be hurt if we fail, if we do not do this — it will not be possible for Republicans to make political hay blaming Democrats, or Democrats to make hay blaming Republicans. The blame will be on every one of us, and deservedly so.

  2. Novak Djokovic:

    Andy is deservedly a winner today on the court, i thought what made the difference was his serve and my serve. I didn't serve well the first set and a half.

  3. Bob Bryan:

    This year we left it wide open. Tecau and Rojer got us. Deservedly so, they played well in the slams, won the Wimbledon title, usually what we say is to be number one you've got to win a slam. Credit to them, they did.

  4. John Malcolm:

    ATF has, and deservedly so, has taken it on the chin for operations like Fast and Furious, and it could be they have approval processes that are overly draconian.

  5. Julian Fellowes:

    I think he's the best writer on television at the moment, and it's deservedly successful, as far as I'm concerned.

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    a blue dye obtained from plants or made synthetically
    • A. impurity
    • B. mitre
    • C. anil
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