assiduous


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as·sid·u·ous

 (ə-sĭj′o͞o-əs)
adj.
Showing or characterized by persistent attention or untiring application: an assiduous worker who strove for perfection; did assiduous research before writing the book. See Synonyms at diligent.

[From Latin assiduus, from assidēre, to attend to : ad-, ad- + sedēre, to sit; see sed- in Indo-European roots.]

as·sid′u·ous·ly adv.
as·sid′u·ous·ness n.

assiduous

(əˈsɪdjʊəs)
adj
1. hard-working; persevering: an assiduous researcher.
2. undertaken with perseverance and care: assiduous editing.
[C16: from Latin assiduus sitting down to (something), from assidēre to sit beside, from sedēre to sit]
asˈsiduously adv
asˈsiduousness n

as•sid•u•ous

(əˈsɪdʒ u əs)

adj.
1. constant; unremitting: assiduous reading.
2. working diligently at a task; persevering; industrious: an assiduous student.
[1530–40; < Latin assiduus=assid(ēre) to sit near]
as•sid′u•ous•ly, adv.
as•sid′u•ous•ness, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.assiduous - marked by care and persistent effortassiduous - marked by care and persistent effort; "her assiduous attempts to learn French"; "assiduous research"; "sedulous pursuit of legal and moral principles"
diligent - characterized by care and perseverance in carrying out tasks; "a diligent detective investigates all clues"; "a diligent search of the files"

assiduous

assiduous

adjective
Characterized by steady attention and effort:
Translations
ahkerauuttera

assiduous

[əˈsɪdjʊəs] ADJdiligente

assiduous

[əˈsɪdjuəs] adjassidu(e)

assiduous

adj, assiduously
advgewissenhaft

assiduous

[əˈsɪdjʊəs] adjassiduo/a
References in classic literature ?
He had become simply the obedient and assiduous secretary.
The assiduous merchant, the laborious husbandman, the active mechanic, and the industrious manufacturer, -- all orders of men, look forward with eager expectation and growing alacrity to this pleasing reward of their toils.
By such assiduous and persevering labor they made their way about four hundred and fifty miles up the Missouri, by the 16th of November, to the mouth of the Nodowa.
On the other hand, he was assiduous at the great and the small schools of the Rue Saint Jean de Beauvais.
Thwackum was likewise pretty assiduous in his visits; and he too considered a sick-bed to be a convenient scene for lectures.
The selfish sagacity of the latter, which had at first drawn Robert into the scrape, was the principal instrument of his deliverance from it; for her respectful humility, assiduous attentions, and endless flatteries, as soon as the smallest opening was given for their exercise, reconciled Mrs.
He scarcely ever spoke to her, and the assiduous attentions which he had been so sensible of himself were transferred for the rest of the day to Miss Lucas, whose civility in listening to him was a seasonable relief to them all, and especially to her friend.
That is not all; the money gained in the exercise of my profession I have distributed to the poor; I have been assiduous in attending church and those who formerly fled from me have become accustomed to seeing me.
Lupton's broad face might well wear a smile of complacency as she contemplated the heir of Hunsden Wood occupied in paying assiduous court to her darling Sarah Martha.
Dohkturov, a little man, sat opposite Weyrother, with an assiduous and modest mien, and stooping over the outspread map conscientiously studied the dispositions and the unfamiliar locality.
No," she answered; "it's only for about a fortnight that my father has taken such a fancy to this friend who is so assiduous in visiting him.
He was intimately acquainted with the Stangersons, and, after an assiduous seven years' courtship of the daughter, had been on the point of marrying her.