deservedly


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Related to deservedly: aimlessly, unduly

de·served

 (dĭ-zûrvd′)
adj.
Merited or earned: a richly deserved punishment.

de·serv′ed·ly (-zûr′vĭd-lē) adv.
de·serv′ed·ness n.

deservedly

(dɪˈzɜːvɪdlɪ)
adv
according to merit; justly
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adv.1.deservedly - as deserved; "he chalked up two goals which deservedly gave Bolton their second victory of the season"
undeservedly - in an unmerited manner; "the team chalked up another victory, the last one quite undeservedly, in my opinion"

deservedly

Translations

deservedly

[dɪˈzɜːvɪdlɪ] ADVcon razón, merecidamente
and deservedly soy con razón

deservedly

[dɪˈzɜːrvɪdli] advà juste titre, à bon droit

deservedly

advverdientermaßen; and deservedly sound das zu Recht

deservedly

[dɪˈzɜːvɪdlɪ] advmeritatamente, giustamente
References in classic literature ?
There are a few passages in the ensuing chapters which may be thought to bear rather bard upon a reverend order of men, the account of whose proceedings in different quarters of the globe-- transmitted to us through their own hands--very generally, and often very deservedly, receives high commendation.
If she spoiled everybody who came near her with kindness and compliments--if she begged pardon of all her servants for troubling them to answer the bell--if she apologized to a shopboy who showed her a piece of silk, or made a curtsey to a street- sweeper with a complimentary remark upon the elegant state of his crossing--and she was almost capable of every one of these follies-- the notion that an old acquaintance was miserable was sure to soften her heart; nor would she hear of anybody's being deservedly unhappy.
Weston's nature to imagine that any caprice could be strong enough to affect one so dear, and, as he believed, so deservedly dear.
Indeed, had the King her son not been deservedly beloved a revolution would certainly have arisen.
My heart was deeply and most deservedly humbled as I mused over the fire for an hour or more.
I need not explain myself farther; and though WE know this anxiety to be quite needless, yet if she feels it, it will easily account for her behaviour to me; and so deservedly dear as he is to his sister, whatever anxiety she must feel on his behalf is natural and amiable.
The situation was deservedly tense, and Ralph developed it with cautious care, making no abrupt movements, his eyes playing everywhere over dogs and leopards and the men outside with the prods and bars.
The dinner was deservedly rewarded with the highest approval by every guest in the hotel but one.
These were searched and sought out through the whole nation, by the prince and his wisest counsellors, among such of the priesthood as were most deservedly distinguished by the sanctity of their lives, and the depth of their erudition; who were indeed the spiritual fathers of the clergy and the people.
You will be the envy of all the mothers in town," continued Maria, "and deservedly so.
She took three days to consider of his proposals, and during those three days asked the advice of everybody connected with her whose opinion was worth having, and especially applied to my late dear aunt, whose knowledge of the world made her judgment very generally and deservedly looked up to by all the young people of her acquaintance, and she was decidedly in favour of Mr.
My head was now clear enough, only deservedly heavy.