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assiduity

[ as-i-doo-i-tee, -dyoo- ]
/ ˌæs ɪˈdu ɪ ti, -ˈdyu- /
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noun, plural as·si·du·i·ties.
constant or close application or effort; diligence; industry.
assiduities, devoted or solicitous attentions.
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Origin of assiduity

From the Latin word assiduitās, dating back to 1595–1605. See assiduous, -ity
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British Dictionary definitions for assiduity

assiduity
/ (ˌæsɪˈdjuːɪtɪ) /

noun plural -ties
constant and close application
(often plural) devoted attention
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