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1. deserved

adjective. ['dɪˈzɝːvd'] properly deserved.

Synonyms

  • merited

Antonyms

  • undeserved
  • gratuitous

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Words that Rhyme with Deserved

  • unpreserved
  • underserved
  • preserved
  • conserved
  • unnerved
  • reserved
  • observed
  • swerved
  • curved

Example sentences of the word deserved


1. Verb, past participle
London's reputation for rain and fog is well deserved most times of year.

Quotes containing the word deserved


1. The talent of success is nothing more than doing what you can do well, and doing well whatever you do without thought of fame. If it comes at all it will come because it is deserved, not because it is sought after.
- Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

2. Mother's love is peace. It need not be acquired, it need not be deserved.
- Erich Fromm

3. Do not let your fire go out, spark by irreplaceable spark in the hopeless swamps of the not-quite, the not-yet, and the not-at-all. Do not let the hero in your soul perish in lonely frustration for the life you deserved and have never been able to reach. The world you desire can be won. It exists.. it is real.. it is possible.. it's yours.
- Ayn Rand, Atlas Shrugged

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