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

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