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

However many holy words you read, however many you speak, what good will they do you if you do not act upon them?
Dhammapada