Definitions for diligenceˈdɪl ɪ dʒəns; Fr. di liˈʒɑ̃s; -dʒən sɪz; Fr. -ˈʒɑ̃s
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conscientiousness in paying proper attention to a task; giving the degree of care required in a given situation
diligence, industriousness, industry(noun)
persevering determination to perform a task
"his diligence won him quick promotions"; "frugality and industry are still regarded as virtues"
a diligent effort
"it is a job requiring serious application"
conscientiousness or determination or perseverance when doing something
One of the seven contrary virtues, opposite the vice of sloth.
A public stage-coach. (19th century, now used only in reference to France or other European countries including Great Britain.)
the quality of being diligent; carefulness; careful attention; -- the opposite of negligence
interested and persevering application; devoted and painstaking effort to accomplish what is undertaken; assiduity in service
process by which persons, lands, or effects are seized for debt; process for enforcing the attendance of witnesses or the production of writings
a four-wheeled public stagecoach, used in France
Diligence is steadfast application, assiduousness and industry—the virtue of hard work. It is one of the seven heavenly virtues. Diligent behaviour is indicative of a work ethic — a belief that work is good in itself.
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
Care and diligence bring luck.
Diligence is the mother of good luck.
Diligence is the mother of good fortune.
Few things are impossible to diligence and skill.
All created things are impermanent. Strive on with diligence.
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Translations for diligence
From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary
- дилижанс, старание, трудолюбие, прилежаниеBulgarian
- Sorgfalt, Eifer, FleißGerman
- esmero, diligenciaSpanish
- FläissLuxembourgish, Letzeburgesch
- toewijding, vasthoudendheid, standvastigheid, moed, sterkte, ijverDutch
- diligence, flidNorwegian
- diligență, poștalion, sârguință, hărnicieRomanian
- дилижанс, усердие, трудолюбие, старательностьRussian
- flit, ihärdighetSwedish
- hamaratlık, özen, sebat, çalışkanlıkTurkish
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