adjective(well merited when postpositive)
  1. fully deserved or merited

Words Nearby well-merited

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How to use well-merited in a sentence

  • Naturally, the picture was not perfect, but it well merited the flattering reception which it received.

    Bastien Lepage | Fr. Crastre
  • This event gave Grace Darling the notoriety which her noble conduct so well merited.

  • Say no more; you refuse my aid; throw yourself, then, into the arms of the man who has already so well merited your confidence.

    Chicot the Jester | Alexandre Dumas, Pere
  • Then why should that "well-merited respect" be refused to them a month before the May opening of Burlington House?

  • He gave up the town to pillage and rapine, allowing the doing of such deeds as have consigned his name to well-merited infamy.