deserved deserved  /dɪ ˈzɜrvd/


  • (adj) properly deserved


  1. He deserved it: his 11.
  2. But perhaps no batsman has worn the tag with so much graceand so deserved itas Tendulkar.
  3. An 80-year-old rabbi causes outrage by suggesting that the 6 million Holocaust victims deserved their fates.


  1. Future Covers The Source Magazine [PHOTO]

    Can't say that this honor isn't well deserved. The Atlanta native is having a stellar run because of highly lauded tracks like "Karate Chop." In fact, he's lent a hand to a pair of the aforementioned MCs latest efforts with choruses on Birdman's "Tap Out" and Ace's "Bugatti," respectively.
    on June 14, 2013     Source: Hip-Hop Wired

  2. Erik Spoelstra After Heat Loss In Game 3: We Got What We Deserved

    After San Antonio's 113-77 beat down on Tuesday night in Game 3 of the NBA finals, Heat coach Erik Spoelstra started his press conference by saying "we got what we deserved tonight." It wasn't the last time he said that.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: The Huffington Post

  3. Erik Spoelstra: ‘We got what we deserved … We got what we deserved … We got what we deserved … We got what we deserved’

    Miami Heat coach Erick Spoelstra’s entire opening statement after Miami’s 113-77 Game 3 loss to the San Antonio Spurs was, “Well, we got what we deserved.” After he repeated the phrase – “We got what we deserved” – for the third time while answering questions from reporters, Spoelstra was asked what exactly he meant by…
    on June 12, 2013     Source: NBC Sports: ProBasketballTalk


  1. Sketching a vision of the Middle East in 60 years time, Bush predicted again that Palestinians "will have the homeland they have long dreamed of and deserved."
    on May 18, 2008 By: President Bush Source: Bloomberg

  2. "Nothing is easy these days, especially at this stage of the tournament," Djokovic said. "But the way I played, I deserved to win. I was hitting all the shots and I was really playing very solid from all parts of the court. I'm very, very...
    on Jun 30, 2010 By: Novak Djokovic Source: The Associated Press

  3. "It was a well-deserved victory, no doubt about that," said the 71-year-old German. "We wanted to avoid an early goal, we managed to do that, but of course Argentina had more class and that earned them the win."
    on Jun 22, 2010 By: Otto Rehhagel Source: ESPN

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propriety propriety
/prə ˈpraɪ ə ti /