sedulous


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sed·u·lous

 (sĕj′ə-ləs)
adj.
Persevering and constant in effort or application; assiduous. See Synonyms at diligent.

[From Latin sēdulus, from sēdulō, zealously : , without; see s(w)e- in Indo-European roots + dolō, ablative of dolus, trickery (probably from Greek dolos, cunning; see del- in Indo-European roots).]

sed′u·lous·ly adv.
sed′u·lous·ness, se·du′li·ty (sĭ-do͞o′lĭ-tē, -dyo͞o′-) n.

sedulous

(ˈsɛdjʊləs)
adj
constant or persistent in use or attention; assiduous; diligent
[C16: from Latin sēdulus, of uncertain origin]
sedulity, ˈsedulousness n
ˈsedulously adv

sed•u•lous

(ˈsɛdʒ ə ləs)

adj.
1. diligent in character or application; persevering.
2. persistently or carefully maintained: sedulous flattery.
[1530–40; < Latin sēdulus, adj. derivative of the phrase sē dolō diligently, literally, without guile]
sed′u•lous•ly, adv.
sed′u•lous•ness, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.sedulous - marked by care and persistent effortsedulous - 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"

sedulous

adjective
Characterized by steady attention and effort:
Translations
مُتَواصِل، مُثابِر
vytvrvalý
ihærdig
ástundunarsamur, iîinn
uoliai
centīgsneatlaidīgsuzcītīgs

sedulous

[ˈsedjʊləs] ADJasiduo, diligente

sedulous

adj, sedulously

sedulous

[ˈsɛdjʊləs] adj (frm) → diligente

sedulous

(ˈsedjuləs) , ((American) -dʒu-) adjective
(of a person or his efforts etc) steady, earnest and persistent. He worked with sedulous concentration.
ˈsedulously adverb
References in classic literature ?
She wondered what sort of herbs they were which the old man was so sedulous to gather.
He now begs them to search with most sedulous care,and should any of the same quality be left, forward it to him at once.
But far from any such ray of consolation visiting the lost, he stood bare of help and helpers, his portmanteau sequestered in one place, his money deserted in another and guarded by a corpse; himself, so sedulous of privacy, the cynosure of all men's eyes about the station; and, as if these were not enough mischances, he was now fallen in ill-blood with the beast to whom his poverty had linked him
There was little change in the cardinal; still dressed with sedulous care, his hair well arranged and curled, his person perfumed, he looked, owing to his extreme taste in dress, only half his age.
As they still treated me with the same sedulous attention as before, I was utterly at a loss how to account for their singular conduct.
Yet there was nothing finicky about their politeness: it had the Public School touch, and, though sedulous, was virile.
I invoke your consideration of the scene--the marble-topped tables, the range of leather-upholstered wall seats, the gay company, the ladies dressed in demi-state toilets, speaking in an exquisite visible chorus of taste, economy, opulence or art; the sedulous and largess-loving
It had been her care which provided me a companion in Clerval-- and yet a man is blind to a thousand minute circumstances which call forth a woman's sedulous attention.
Each male Pawnee was sedulous to omit no one of the strange warriors in his attentions, and of course the ceremony occupied some time.
For us this oral mythos, further amplified after performance by continued conversations between us, formed the prima materia for the sedulous construction of a critical essay.
But it would be irresponsible to get into a discussion of these matters on the floor of the House and whatever sedulous temptations are lobbed my way I do not intend to do so.
Playing the sedulous ape': Antonio Munoz Molina y los espejos de la (meta)fic cion en Beatus Ille.