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Meaning of DESERVING

Pronunciation:  di'zurving

 
Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. \De*serv"ing\, n.
    Desert; merit.
    
          A person of great deservings from the republic.
                                                   --Swift.
    
    
  2. \De*serv"ing\, a.
    Meritorious; worthy; as, a deserving person or act. --
    {De*serv"ing*ly}, adv.
    
    
 
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 Related Terms: admirable, ascribable, attributable, beyond all praise, comeuppance, commendable, creditable, deserts, due, entitled to, estimable, exemplary, laudable, merit, merited, meriting, meritorious, model, praiseworthy, rights, unexceptionable, well-deserving, worthy, worthy of
 

 

 

 

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