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deservedly

[ dih-zur-vid-lee ]
/ dɪˈzɜr vɪd li /
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adverb

according to desert; justly; rightly.

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Origin of deservedly

First recorded in 1540–50; deserved + -ly

OTHER WORDS FROM deservedly

half-de·serv·ed·ly, adverbun·de·serv·ed·ly, adverbwell-de·serv·ed·ly, adverb
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British Dictionary definitions for deservedly

deservedly
/ (dɪˈzɜːvɪdlɪ) /

adverb

according to merit; justly
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