from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Persevering and constant in effort or application; assiduous. See Synonyms at busy.
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- adj. Diligent in application or pursuit; constant, steady, and persevering in business or in endeavors to effect an object; steadily industrious; assiduous.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Diligent in application or pursuit; constant, steady, and persevering in business, or in endeavors to effect an object; steadily industrious; assiduous.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Diligent in application or in the pursuit of an object; constant, steady, and persevering; steadily industrious; assiduous.
- Synonyms See assiduity.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. marked by care and persistent effort
And now a very strange argument ensues, me versus the Lebanese porter, because, I now understand, I am putting this guy, who barely speaks English, in a terrible kind of sedulous service double bind, a paradox of pampering:
Shortly after the success of the original novel Disney announced that a book series entitled Stories From East High would be published in February 2007 with a Hi, a harry is much less physic than this sedulous From.
It can seem as if he is not a racing driver at all, but an actor, playing a role with sedulous care.
It had been her care which provided me a companion in Clerval -- and yet a man is blind to a thousand minute circumstances, which call forth a woman's sedulous attention.
James's executor was Alice James, the wife of Henry's older brother, the philosopher William James, and the woman who had nursed him with sedulous care through his last illness.
Is it true that some of the symptoms of Swine Flue are sedulous grunting, desire to lie in the mud, and the smell of bacon frying brings tears to ones eyes?
Our usual interjection again to a sedulous hosts, Messrs. Friedman, Madeira as good as Pope.
And a disciplined population, that rose at last by sedulous begging on birthdays and all convenient occasions to well over two hundred, of lead sailors and soldiers, horse, foot and artillery, inhabited this world.
Vocabulary sedulous - diligent in application or pursuit
As a part of my program of sedulous application, I began to haunt the Columbia University library, where I had been sent by a teacher to research an art history project.