sedulity


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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.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.sedulity - 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"
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Veal used to compliment Georgy upon it personally, warning him that he was destined for a high station; that it became him to prepare, by sedulity and docility in youth, for the lofty duties to which he would be called in mature age; that obedience in the child was the best preparation for command in the man; and that he therefore begged George would not bring toffee into the school and ruin the health of the Masters Bangles, who had everything they wanted at the elegant and abundant table of Mrs.
ONA said academicians and experts in personal data will address important themes, such as legal protection for personal information, modern technologies and their effect on personal data, the information sedulity and protection of personal data on the internet.
The conference, at which a number of academicians and experts in personal data , will cover a number of important themes, such as legal protection for personal information, modern technologies and their effect on personal data, the information sedulity and the protection of personal data on the internet.