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dɪˈzɜr vɪŋde·serv·ing

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. deserving, worth(p)adjective

    worthy of being treated in a particular way

    "an idea worth considering"; "the deserving poor" (often used ironically)

Wiktionary

  1. deservingnoun

    desert, merit or demerit

  2. deservingadjective

    worthy of reward or praise; meritorious

    the deserving poor

  3. deservingadjective

    meriting, worthy (reward, punishment etc.)

Webster Dictionary

  1. Deserving

    of Deserve

  2. Deservingnoun

    desert; merit

  3. Deservingadjective

    meritorious; worthy; as, a deserving person or act

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of deserving in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of deserving in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of deserving in a Sentence

  1. Faiz Shakir:

    I mean I just think the American public do not see a billionaire running for president as the kind of change that they so desperately want, we've got a system that's already stocked with enough billionaires and enough power, and here comes another one who feels like deserving of even more power because I'm smarter and have more wealth than the rest of you.

  2. R Chamberlain:

    It is better to be well deserving without praise than to live by the air of undeserved commendation.

  3. Jen Smith:

    Speaking for her entire family, I have to say, Jayme is totally deserving of the hero part of this award, her courage, her bravery and her spirit are things that inspire us and make us stronger and better. Just like you, we want Jayme to know how much we love her.

  4. Aristotle:

    Dignity does not consist in possessing honors, but in deserving them.

  5. John Maher:

    Of all the requests before you, this case stands out because the evidence shows that Clint is not guilty – he is innocent. clint’s case is deserving of Presidential attention, especially because, with respect Sir, you ran on a platform of reversing the policies of the previous Administration, his letter said. Here, in short order, you can right a significant wrong… and simultaneously send a message to all of our military and law enforcement personnel that you and your Administration have our backs.

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