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

To use the same words is not a sufficient guarantee of understanding; one must use the same words for the same genus of inward experience; ultimately one must have one's experiences in common.
Friedrich Nietzsche