Definition of Deserved

1. Adjective. Properly deserved. "A merited success"

Exact synonyms: Merited
Similar to: Condign
Antonyms: Unmerited



Definition of Deserved

1. Verb. (past of ''deserve'') ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Deserved

1. deserve [v] - See also: deserve

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Deserved

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desertify
desertifying
deserting
desertion
desertions
desertland
desertlands
desertless
desertlessly
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desertness
deserts
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deserved (current term)
deservedly
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Literary usage of Deserved

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1. The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire by Edward Gibbon (1887)
"Constantino and Justinian the bishops no longer possessed, perhaps they no longer deserved, the unsuspecting confidence of their ..."

2. Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the High Court of Chancery During by Thomas Jodrell Phillips, Great Britain Court of Chancery, John Singleton Copley Lyndhurst, Charles Christopher Pepys Cottenham (1849)
"Croll the writer of these remarks does not presume to offer an opinion : but that the question was one which deserved consideration can hardly be doubted. ..."

3. Chronological History of the West Indies by Thomas Southey (1827)
"Let them stay then where they are, and tormented by their well-deserved misery, and the frowns of the just men they have too long mocked at, let them still ..."

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