Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • In a meritorious manner; in such a manner as to deserve reward.

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  • adverb In a meritorious manner.

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  • adverb in a meritorious manner

Etymologies

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meritorious +‎ -ly

Examples

  • I have served my country honorably, "meritoriously," for 20 years.

    Dorian de Wind: Ramblings of a 'Fake American'

  • What can be said for Deez is that whilst his music was golden -- and meritoriously executed -- he was never too far away from quips and capers.

    Lydia Hughes: Darwin Deez at Glastonbury

  • What can be said for Deez is that whilst his music was golden -- and meritoriously executed -- he was never too far away from quips and capers.

    Lydia Hughes: Darwin Deez at Glastonbury

  • What can be said for Deez is that whilst his music was golden -- and meritoriously executed -- he was never too far away from quips and capers.

    Lydia Hughes: Darwin Deez at Glastonbury

  • What can be said for Deez is that whilst his music was golden -- and meritoriously executed -- he was never too far away from quips and capers.

    Lydia Hughes: Darwin Deez at Glastonbury

  • What can be said for Deez is that whilst his music was golden -- and meritoriously executed -- he was never too far away from quips and capers.

    Lydia Hughes: Darwin Deez at Glastonbury

  • What can be said for Deez is that whilst his music was golden -- and meritoriously executed -- he was never too far away from quips and capers.

    Lydia Hughes: Darwin Deez at Glastonbury

  • Hazen called on officers to pay careful attention to the superior Prussian system and urged the United States to adopt policies that evaluated and promoted officers meritoriously and to create military schools to train them better.

    Between War and Peace

  • What can be said for Deez is that whilst his music was golden -- and meritoriously executed -- he was never too far away from quips and capers.

    Lydia Hughes: Darwin Deez at Glastonbury

  • Hazen called on officers to pay careful attention to the superior Prussian system and urged the United States to adopt policies that evaluated and promoted officers meritoriously and to create military schools to train them better.

    Between War and Peace

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  • "We in the Conservative Party believe in having a good time," said Tom meritoriously.

    February 24, 2007