Definition of deservedly in English:

deservedly

Syllabification: de·serv·ed·ly
Pronunciation: /dəˈzərvidlē
 
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adverb

  • In the way that is deserved; rightfully: a deservedly popular sitcom they are top of the division, and deservedly so
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    • In the first half we made mistakes that were duly and deservedly punished.
    • There were only seconds remaining in the half when Aberdeen deservedly equalised and again it was a first goal at his club for the scorer.
    • A superb recovery though saw them deservedly take all three points.

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