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assiduity


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Assiduity  \As`si*du"i*ty\,  n.;  pl  {Assiduities}.  [L. 
  assiduitas:  cf  F.  assiduite.  See  {Assiduous}.] 
  1.  Constant  or  close  application  or  attention,  particularly 
  to  some  business  or  enterprise;  diligence. 
 
  I  have  with  much  pains  and  assiduity,  qualified 
  myself  for  a  nomenclator.  --Addison. 
 
  2.  Studied  and  persevering  attention  to  a  person;  --  usually 
  in  the  plural. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  assiduity 
  n  :  great  diligence  [syn:  {assiduousness},  {concentration}] 




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