deserving deserving  /dɪ ˈzɜr vɪŋ/

Definition(s):

  • (adj) worthy of being treated in a particular way

Usage(s):

  1. He takes it absolutely for granted that all people are equally deserving of respect, and also the flip side, that all people are equally deserving of condemnation if necessary.
  2. As with any awards the recipients ranged from well deserving to downright baffling.
  3. Emmy-deserving Connie Britton and a refreshingly real cast of teens round out a small-town story that's as searing as a 100-degree scrimmage.

News

  1. Braves-Brewers Preview

    Though it's been seven weeks since Tim Hudson last earned a victory, he's often been deserving of a better outcome.
    on June 22, 2013     Source: The Associated Press via Yahoo! Sports

  2. Solomon: With Dwight Howard, Rockets could be strong Finals contender next season

    The best player in the NBA put in a dominant performance for the deserving Miami Heat, who won their second straight NBA title with a 95-88 win over the San Antonio Spurs. What’s next? Well, Dwight Howard is on the clock. The 6-11 big man is a player...
    on June 21, 2013     Source: Houston Chronicle

  3. "Most Deserving Military Family" to Win a Dream Vacation from Georgia Personal Injury Attorneys, Montlick & Associates ...

    The Georgia Personal Injury Attorneys at Montlick and Associates are proud to sponsor the firm's 6th Annual “Most Deserving Military Family Contest” to send a local military family to their choice of vacation destinations in the Continental U.S. The nomination phase is underway now thru Sunday, June 23, 2013. (PRWeb June 19, 2013) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2013/6 ...
    on June 19, 2013     Source: PRWeb

Quotes

  1. "Sophomores in the past, such as a deserving Doak Walker in '47, for example, weren't given proper consideration because freshmen weren't eligible, and there was an obvious prejudice against youth," author Dan Jenkins, who is the historian for...
    on Dec 8, 2007 By: Dan Jenkins Source: Hartford Courant

  2. "We just didn't do the things you need to do to win a ballgame of this nature. We're very aware that LSU's a deserving champion," Ohio State coach Jim Tressel said.
    on Jan 7, 2008 By: Jim Tressel Source: Forbes

  3. "He's deserving in this particular season with all of the question marks and everything going on coming into the season and the uncertainty," teammate Derek Fisher said. "Not only did he statistically have an MVP type of season, everybody can...
    on May 6, 2007 By: Derek Fisher Source: 940 News

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