deserving definition

  • adjective:
    • Worthy, by reward, compliments, or help.
    • worthy of reward or praise; meritorious
    • meriting, worthy (incentive, discipline etc.)
    • Meritorious; worthwhile.
    • worth being addressed in a specific way
  • noun:
    • Merit; worthiness.
    • wilderness, quality or demerit
    • Desert; merit.
    • The act of meriting; wilderness; merit or demerit.
  • verb:
    • provide participle of deserve.
  • others:
    • worth incentive or praise; meritorious; possessed of good characteristics that entitle to approbation: as, a deserving officer.

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