Definitions for diligentˈdɪl ɪ dʒənt

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Princeton's WordNetRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. diligent, persevering(adj)

    quietly and steadily persevering especially in detail or exactness

    "a diligent (or patient) worker"; "with persevering (or patient) industry she revived the failing business"

  2. diligent(adj)

    characterized by care and perseverance in carrying out tasks

    "a diligent detective investigates all clues"; "a diligent search of the files"

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  1. diligent(Adjective)

    Performing with intense concentration, focus, responsible regard.

  2. Origin: From diligent, from diligent, from diligens, present participle of diligere, from di-, dis- + legere; see elect and select.

Webster DictionaryRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. Diligent(adj)

    prosecuted with careful attention and effort; careful; painstaking; not careless or negligent

  2. Diligent(adj)

    interestedly and perseveringly attentive; steady and earnest in application to a subject or pursuit; assiduous; industrious

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  1. Diligent

    Constant in effort to accomplish something; attentive and persistent.


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