Definitions for diligently

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

dil•i•gentˈdɪl ɪ dʒənt(adj.)

  1. constant and earnest in effort and application; attentive and persistent in doing something:

    a diligent student.

  2. done or pursued with persevering attention; painstaking:

    a diligent search.

Origin of diligent:

1300–50; ME (< AF) < L dīligent-, s. of dīligēns, prp. of dīligere to choose, like


Princeton's WordNet

  1. diligently(adverb)

    with diligence; in a diligent manner

    "we may diligently observe the Lord's supper on the first day of the week, diligently preach the gospel, or minister to the saint"


  1. diligently(Adverb)

    In a diligent manner, with appropriate effort, carefully.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Diligently(adverb)

    in a diligent manner; not carelessly; not negligently; with industry or assiduity

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