Adjective "Merited" Definition and Examples


    Adjective:

    Merited


    Definition:

    1. claim to respect and praise; excellence; worth.

    2. something that deserves or justifies a reward or commendation; a commendable quality, act, etc.: The book's only merit is its sincerity.

    3. merits, the inherent rights and wrongs of a matter, as a lawsuit, unobscured by procedural details, technicalities, personal feelings, etc.: The case will be decided on its merits alone.

    4. Often, merits. the state or fact of deserving; desert: to treat people according to their merits. |-

    Origin:
    merit

    Examples:

    "considerations can be merited."

    "attentions can be merited."

    "successes can be merited."

    "ratings can be merited."

    "places can be merited."

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