quietly and steadily persevering especially in detail or exactness
"a diligent (or patient) worker"; "with persevering (or patient) industry she revived the failing business"
characterized by care and perseverance in carrying out tasks
"a diligent detective investigates all clues"; "a diligent search of the files"
Performing with intense concentration, focus, responsible regard.
Etymology: From diligent, from diligent, from diligens, present participle of diligere, from di-, dis- + legere; see elect and select.
prosecuted with careful attention and effort; careful; painstaking; not careless or negligent
interestedly and perseveringly attentive; steady and earnest in application to a subject or pursuit; assiduous; industrious
Constant in effort to accomplish something; attentive and persistent.
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
dil′i-jent, adj. steady and earnest in application: industrious.—n. Dil′igence, steady application: industry: (Scots law) a warrant to produce witnesses, books, &c., or a process by which persons or goods are attached: a French or continental stage-coach (also pronounced dē-lē-zhongs)—also Dill′y.—adv. Dil′igently. [Fr.,—diligens, -entis, pr.p. of L. diligĕre, to choose.]
The numerical value of diligent in Chaldean Numerology is: 8
The numerical value of diligent in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8
It is neither the duffer nor the mediocre ,but the talented employees who are always sincere & diligent suffer the most because of the sycophancy work-culture being nurtured by the top brass in the private organization.
I haven't been careless, i think I can be more mature about it and more diligent about it... Everybody makes mistakes. Everybody has typos.
I think he maximizes what he has. He goes to work every day, he's diligent, he treats it like a job and I wish more of the younger players kind of followed his lead of doing that.
Our observation of nature must be diligent, our reflection profound, and our experiments exact. We rarely see these three means combined; and for this reason, creative geniuses are not common.
We need people every day, this will continue and if this virus is weeks, if not months, we'll have to be diligent every single day, because the patient usage has not decreased at all.
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- старателен, усърден, прилеженBulgarian
- eifrig, arbeitsam, fleißigGerman
- huolellinen, tunnollinenFinnish
- industrieux, diligentFrench
- dèanadachScottish Gaelic
- uzcītīgs, cītīgs, centīgsLatvian
- toegewijd, vlijtig, ijverigDutch
- arbeidsamNorwegian Nynorsk
- iherdig, flittigNorwegian
- работящий, прилежный, трудолюбивый, усердныйRussian
- ihärdig, flitig, arbetsamSwedish
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