sedulity

[ si-doo-li-tee, -dyoo- ]
/ sɪˈdu lɪ ti, -ˈdyu- /

noun

sedulous quality, application, or activity; diligence.

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Origin of sedulity

1535–45; <Latin sēdulitās, equivalent to sēdul(us) sedulous + -itās-ity
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Example sentences from the Web for sedulity

  • There is nothing more operative than sedulity and diligence.

    Book of Wise Sayings|W. A. Clouston
  • To the best of their ability the four strove to shield her without her being able to perceive their sedulity.

    The Unwilling Vestal|Edward Lucas White