Definition of Deservedness

1. n. Meritoriousness.



Definition of Deservedness

1. Noun. The state or quality of being deserved. ¹

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Definition of Deservedness

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Deservedness

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deservedness (current term)
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Literary usage of Deservedness

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1. The Works of Thomas Goodwin, D.D. by Thomas Goodwin (1863)
"I answer, in the third place, ' Seek to him in meekness,' that is, lowliness and submission. As, first, acknowledging thy deservedness to be destroyed, ..."

2. A new dictionary of the English language by Charles Richardson (1839)
"... -described ; -descried ; -deserved, -deservedly, -deservedness, -de- server; -designed, -designedly, -designed- ness, -designing ; -desired, desiring, ..."

3. Democracy in Reconstruction by Frederick Albert Cleveland, Joseph Schafer (1919)
"The existing rail rate structure will have to be examined with an eye to the equal deservedness of those in large as well as in small cities and towns, ..."

4. Ethics of Democracy: A Series of Optimistic Essays on the Natural Laws of by Louis Freeland Post (1916)
"Grant it all, and still a question remains which impeaches the righteousness of every great fortune and throws a doubt upon the deservedness ..."

5. Medical Record by George Frederick Shrady, Thomas Lathrop Stedman (1896)
"... meantime, for further proof of its deservedness. It is undoubtedly owing to the absence of clinical data, the sheet anchor and touchstone of certainty, ..."

6. Through the Zulu Country: Its Battlefields and Its People by Bertram Mitford (1883)
"... for it wears a settled expression of insincerity and cunning which would cause you to have little doubt as to the deservedness of public opinion 1 ..."

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