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 ?
She was more softened, more gentle; and, though equally assiduous in every duty, it was with a chastened and quiet air, as one who communed with her own heart not in vain.
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.
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.
de Morcerf is one of the most assiduous peers at the Luxembourg, a general renowned for theory, but a most mediocre amateur of art.
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.
From the age of six to that of sixteen, Julia had no other communications with Miss Emmerson than those endearments which neither could suppress, and a constant and assiduous attention on the part of the aunt to the health and attire of her niece.
The reader may be certain that my imagination was all alive to conjecture the circumstances which had brought Adrienne de la Rocheaimard to Paris, and why she had been so assiduous in searching me out, in particular.
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.
For the future I determined to pay most assiduous court to him, hoping that eventually through his kindness I might obtain my liberty.
The youth turned at her bidding, and observed Natty kindly assiduous around the person of Mohegan.
The effect of the whole was a manner so pitying and agitated, and words intermingled with her refusal so expressive of obligation and concern, that to a temper of vanity and hope like Crawford's, the truth, or at least the strength of her indifference, might well be questionable; and he was not so irrational as Fanny considered him, in the professions of persevering, assiduous, and not desponding attachment which closed the interview.