assiduity

[ as-i-doo-i-tee, -dyoo- ]SEE DEFINITION OF assiduity
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His tutors always praised him for his assiduity and the trouble he took.

Moreover, it is the one mankind, if it could, would cultivate with the most assiduity.

But I am more obliged to you for your kindness and assiduity, than I am to him only for thinking of it.

Mademoiselle Heinzleman's great test of all goodness was assiduity.

Margarita had contrived to gain my interest by the assiduity of her attentions.

Of course the news of my assiduity had spread all over the little town.

Such zeal, success, and assiduity I did not believe could be expected.

Dye it therefore and thoroughly soak it with the assiduity of these cogitations.

Then his muchuchos have to move about, and wait upon him with assiduity.

This assiduity so captivated the besieged one's heart that she struck her colours.

WORD ORIGIN

early 15c., from Latin assiduatem "continual presence," noun of quality from past participle stem of assiduus (see assiduous).

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