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Definitions for assiduous
əˈsɪdʒ u əsas·sid·u·ous
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marked by care and persistent effort
"her assiduous attempts to learn French"; "assiduous research"; "sedulous pursuit of legal and moral principles"
Hard-working, diligent or regular (in attendance or work); industrious.
Samuel Johnson's Dictionary
Constant in application.
Etymology: assiduus, Lat.
And if by pray’r
Incessant I could hope to change the will
Of him who all things can, I would not cease
To weary him with my assiduous cries. Parad. Lost, b. xi.
The most assiduous talebearers, and bitterest revilers, are often half-witted people. Government of the Tongue, § 6.
In summer, you see the hen giving herself greater freedoms, and quitting her care for above two hours together; but in winter, when the rigour of the season would chill the principles of life, and destroy the young one, she grows more assiduous in her attendance, and stays away but half the time. Joseph Addison, Spectator.
Each still renews her little labour,
Nor justles her assiduous neighbour. Matthew Prior.
Diligence—carefulness and persistent effort or work—is one of the seven heavenly virtues. It is indicative of a work ethic, the belief that work is good in itself.
constant in application or attention; devoted; attentive; unremitting
performed with constant diligence or attention; unremitting; persistent; as, assiduous labor
The numerical value of assiduous in Chaldean Numerology is: 7
The numerical value of assiduous in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2
Examples of assiduous in a Sentence
I have, from day one, tried to be absolutely strict and assiduous as to what I do about complying with my ethical obligations.
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- прилежен, старателен, усърденBulgarian
- fleißig, geflissen, gewissenhaftGerman
- επιμελής, εργατικόςGreek
- asiduo, diligenteSpanish
- uuttera, ahkeraFinnish
- leanmhainneachScottish Gaelic
- giat, tekun, rajin, kerja kerasIndonesian
- ut sedulae iisdem tribuanturLatin
- vlijtig, ijverig, betrouwbaarDutch
- diligente, trabalhador, assíduoPortuguese
- stăruitor, harnic, asiduuRomanian
- усердный, прилежный, старательныйRussian
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