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Definitions for deserving
dɪˈzɜr vɪŋde·serv·ing

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. deserving, worth(p)(adj)

    worthy of being treated in a particular way

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

Wiktionary

  1. deserving(Noun)

    desert, merit or demerit

  2. deserving(Adjective)

    worthy of reward or praise; meritorious

    the deserving poor

  3. deserving(Adjective)

    meriting, worthy (reward, punishment etc.)

Webster Dictionary

  1. Deserving

    of Deserve

  2. Deserving(noun)

    desert; merit

  3. Deserving(adj)

    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. Buddha:

    You can search throughout the entire universe for someone who is more deserving of your love and affection than you are yourself, and that person is not to be found anywhere. you yourself, as much as anybody in the entire universe deserve your love and affection.

  2. R Chamberlain:

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

  3. Sidney Madwed:

    Our subconscious minds have no sense of humor, play no jokes and cannot tell the difference between reality and an imagined thought or image. What we continually think about eventually will manifest in our lives. Unfortunately most of us are completely unaware of this fact and we do not monitor our thoughts with the care needed so that we can create in our lives the results we say we want. Since the great majority of people do not feel worthy and deserving of abundant good fortune, radiant good health and total success in all areas of their lives that overriding thought pattern controls the results people get. The first order of business of anyone who wants to enjoy success in all areas of hisher life is to take charge of the internal dialogue they have and only think, say and behavior in a manner consistent with the results they truly desire.

  4. Brandon Garrett:

    The more higher-ups that are involved, the more the company is considered blameworthy and deserving of more serious punishment.

  5. Peter Moyle:

    We have 80 fish species in California, like the delta smelt, that are in trouble, there are other species deserving of protection.

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