Verb(1) be worthy or deserving
Adjective(1) (often used ironically
(1) Next month judges will draw up a shortlist of 150 names they believe to be most deserving of an award.(2) Do you know of any fellow citizen, who has lately done a worthy action, deserving praise and imitation?(3) This is partly because she really does seem to see the rich as more deserving of life than the poor.(4) How dare anyone stay in the game longer than me when I am so much more deserving of my place.(5) Well done to one and all in their fine achievement for a very deserving and worthwhile cause.(6) After many years supporting the event a new managing director at the weekly paper has decided to look at other deserving causes.(7) The police are not any more deserving of respect than teachers, nurses or your local hooker.(8) We must not blame the poor nor place them in categories of deserving or undeserving.(9) If so, then why not see some race or nation or class as more fully human and more deserving of respect and preservation than others?(10) The source of Henry's concern for the poor and deserving is at least known.(11) This record doesn't make a good case for him being more deserving of the performance slots.(12) Aren't those who shake their heads at our foolishness and naivete more deserving of the label?(13) Which is why those most deserving of reciprocal loyalty are treated with the greatest disdain.(14) Hopefully we will have some funds to subsidise special and deserving cases.(15) He scored some really important goals from midfield in the big games and he's a deserving recipient.(16) Nobody was going to rush out and build a railroad, or donate half their house-keeping to the deserving poor.
(1) deserve :: merite
(2) be deserving of :: gen merite
1. worthy ::
3. worth ::
4. merit ::
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The Big Bang Theory Season 5, Episode 10
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