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assiduousness


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Assiduous  \As*sid"u*ous\,  a.  [L.  assiduus  fr  assid?re  to  sit 
  near  or  close  ad  +  sed[=e]re  to  sit  See  {Sit}.] 
  1.  Constant  in  application  or  attention;  devoted;  attentive; 
  unremitting. 
 
  She  grows  more  assiduous  in  her  attendance. 
  --Addison. 
 
  2.  Performed  with  constant  diligence  or  attention; 
  unremitting;  persistent;  as  assiduous  labor. 
 
  To  weary  him  with  my  assiduous  cries.  --Milton. 
 
  Syn:  Diligent;  attentive;  sedulous;  unwearied;  unintermitted 
  persevering;  laborious;  indefatigable. 
  {As*sid"u*ous*ly},  adv  --  {As*sid"u*ous*ness},  n. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  assiduousness 
  n  :  great  diligence  [syn:  {assiduity},  {concentration}] 




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