deservedly
deservedly de*serv"ed*ly (d[-e]*z[~e]rv"[e^]d*l[y^]), adv. According to desert (whether good or evil); justly. [1913 Webster]

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  • deservedly — index duly Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • deservedly — is pronounced as four syllables …   Modern English usage

  • deservedly — de|serv|ed|ly [dıˈzə:vıdli US ə:r ] adv 1.) in a way that is right or deserved deservedly popular/well known/famous etc ▪ Bistro Roti is a deservedly popular restaurant. ▪ Arsenal were deservedly beaten 2 1 by Leeds. 2.) (and) deservedly so used… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • deservedly — [[t]dɪzɜ͟ː(r)vɪdli[/t]] ADV: ADV with v, ADV adj/adv, ADV with cl You use deservedly to indicate that someone deserved what happened to them, especially when it was something good. He deservedly won the Player of the Year award... You will have… …   English dictionary

  • deservedly — de|serv|ed|ly [ dı zɜrvədli ] adverb FORMAL used for saying that what happens is right: The books are deservedly popular with readers. deservedly so: Jim won first prize, and deservedly so …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • deservedly — adverb 1 in a way that is right or deserved: Her novels have been, quite deservedly, very successful. 2 deservedly so used to show that you agree that something is right and deserved: She is widely respected in the music world, and deservedly so …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • deservedly — UK [dɪˈzɜː(r)vɪdlɪ] / US [dɪˈzɜrvədlɪ] adverb formal used for saying that what happens is right The books are deservedly popular with readers. deservedly so: Jim won first prize, and deservedly so …   English dictionary

  • deservedly — adv. Deservedly is used with these adjectives: ↑popular …   Collocations dictionary

  • deservedly — deserve ► VERB ▪ do something or show qualities worthy of (a reward or punishment as appropriate). DERIVATIVES deservedly adverb. ORIGIN Latin deservire serve well or zealously …   English terms dictionary

  • deservedly — adverb as deserved he chalked up two goals which deservedly gave Bolton their second victory of the season • Ant: ↑undeservedly …   Useful english dictionary

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