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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Great and constant diligence and attention.

Usage examples (35)
  • The motive of this assiduity was at length revealed to me, by a violent and fervent declaration of love, which astonished and perplexed me.
  • Or maybe a nap first, since I honestly have no clue if I used "assiduity" properly above, a sure sign that I'm tired.....
  • Their battalions practised skirmishing on the glacis with that routine assiduity which is the secret of the German military success.
  • They were remarkable for their assiduity in praying and fasting. for more
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