Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

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

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

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

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  • adverb degree, manner In a way or to a degree that is deserved or merited.

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

  • adverb as deserved

Etymologies

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deserved +‎ -ly

Examples

  • She writes like an angel, and her name deservedly appears on the title page of this book.

    American Grace

  • Chief among them was William T. Coleman, a name deservedly honored in the annals of San Francisco.

    In the Footprints of the Padres

  • C.S.S.R. -- a name deservedly held in great esteem in the Catholic community.

    Public School Education

  • This defence we shall borrow from a name deservedly high among those who have successfully illustrated ancient geography, for the happy and successful mutual adaptation of great learning and sound judgment, and not less worthy of respect and imitation for his candour and liberality: we allude to Dr. Vincent, the illustrator of the Voyage of Nearchus, and the Periplus of the Erythræan Sea.

    A General History and Collection of Voyages and Travels - Volume 18 Historical Sketch of the Progress of Discovery, Navigation, and Commerce, from the Earliest Records to the Beginning of the Nineteenth Century, By William Stevenson

  • The name deservedly implies the dynamic and integrated nature of the product and its extensible capability as it integrates with the Forefront Protection Suite.

    MSDN Blogs

  • The name deservedly implies the dynamic and integrated nature of the product and its extensible capability as it integrates with the Forefront Protection Suite.

    MSDN Blogs

  • The name deservedly implies the dynamic and integrated nature of the product and its extensible capability as it integrates with the Forefront Protection Suite.

    MSDN Blogs

  • The name deservedly implies the dynamic and integrated nature of the product and its extensible capability as it integrates with the Forefront Protection Suite.

    MSDN Blogs

  • His mother on discovering this note pinned to her chair gave way to very natural alarm and rushed upstairs to her darling, with whom she remonstrated in terms deservedly severe, pointing out the folly and wickedness of self-destruction and urging that such thoughts were unfit for one of his tender years, for he was then barely thirteen.

    On Nothing and Kindred Subjects

  • Nathanael (Joh 1: 47); Peter (Joh 21: 17); or "deservedly" [Maurer].

    Commentary Critical and Explanatory on the Whole Bible

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