[ uh-sij-oo-uhs ]
/ əˈsɪdʒ u əs /
constant; unremitting: assiduous reading.
constant in application or effort; working diligently at a task; persevering; industrious; attentive: an assiduous student.
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Origin of assiduous
SYNONYMS FOR assiduous
OTHER WORDS FROM assiduous
as·sid·u·ous·ly, adverbas·sid·u·ous·ness, nounun·as·sid·u·ous, adjectiveun·as·sid·u·ous·ly, adverb
Words nearby assiduous
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Example sentences from the Web for assiduousness
From the latter Assiduousness is reached and, finally, Great Services.
By his assiduousness the work was recommenced this same year, and on the 5th of August, 1858, was completed.Hidden Treasures|Harry A. Lewis
British Dictionary definitions for assiduousness
/ (əˈsɪdjʊəs) /
hard-working; perseveringan assiduous researcher
undertaken with perseverance and careassiduous editing
Derived forms of assiduousassiduously, adverbassiduousness, noun
Word Origin for assiduous
C16: from Latin assiduus sitting down to (something), from assidēre to sit beside, from sedēre to sit
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