Definitions

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  • adv. In a way or to a degree that is deserved or merited.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adv. According to desert (whether good or evil); justly.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Justly; according to desert, whether of good or evil.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adv. as deserved

Etymologies

deserved +‎ -ly (Wiktionary)

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