[ US /dɪˈzɝvd/ ]
[ UK /dɪzˈɜːvd/ ]
ADJECTIVE
  1. properly deserved
    a merited success
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How To Use deserved In A Sentence

  • He says the insurance bond provides deserved protection for employees who put a lot into the company.
  • In the Best Supporting Actor category, Chris Cooper deservedly picked up the gold statuette for his barnstorming performance in Adaptation.
  • Once well-deserved celebrations waned, the daunting task of finding a space loomed large.
  • It has deservedly won the best picture Golden Globe and will no doubt inspire a new generation to read Virginia Woolf.
  • The cult following these films now carry is spectacular and deserved.
  • Paula, ever the softy, decided that Elizabeth deserved a chance.
  • Deservedly proud of his fine record with Ireland and first years at SunderlandClogger or tiki-taka? Wolverhampton Wanderers Premier League 2011-12 team guide
  • Given his appalling record, he deserved serious punishment. The Sun
  • We deserved to win the Senior Cup last season and lost it and now things have evened up.
  • At last she managed to have a well-deserved rest.
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