Synonyms of deserving in English:

deserving


See definition of deserving

adjective

1‘the deserving poor’

SYNONYMS

worthy, meritorious, commendable, praiseworthy, laudable, excellent, fine, admirable, estimable, exemplary, creditable

respectable, decent, honourable, virtuous, righteous, upright, good

ANTONYMS

undeserving

2‘a moral lapse deserving of punishment’

SYNONYMS

meriting, warranting, justifying, qualified for, suiting, suitable for, worthy