Associations to the word «Deserving»

Wiktionary

DESERVING, adjective. Worthy of reward or praise; meritorious
DESERVING, adjective. Meriting, worthy (reward, punishment etc.)
DESERVING, noun. Desert, merit
DESERVING, verb. Present participle of deserve

Dictionary definition

DESERVING, adjective. Worthy of being treated in a particular way; "an idea worth considering"; "the deserving poor" (often used ironically).

Wise words

We cannot always control our thoughts, but we can control our words, and repetition impresses the subconscious, and we are then master of the situation.
Florence Scovel Shinn