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Related to sedulousness: unslakable


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.
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Noun1.sedulousness - the quality of being constantly diligent and attentive
industriousness, diligence, industry - persevering determination to perform a task; "his diligence won him quick promotions"; "frugality and industry are still regarded as virtues"


Steady attention and effort, as to one's occupation:
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In addition, the general culture praised industriousness and sedulousness, and children's work implemented and imprinted these central values.
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