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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

How to pronounce deserving?

  1. Alex
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How to say deserving in sign language?

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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. Aristotle:

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

  2. Hermann Hesse:

    Often it is the most deserving people who cannot help loving those who destroy them.

  3. William Shakespeare:

    Reputation is an idle and most false imposition oft got without merit, and lost without deserving.

  4. R Chamberlain:

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

  5. Edward Filene, founded the first credit union in the U.S.:

    The credit Union movement..It is a great movement, worthy of great deeds, deserving of great loyalty.

Images & Illustrations of deserving

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