assiduity


assiduity
Synonyms and related words:
advertence, advertency, alertness, application, ardor, assiduousness, attention, attention span, attentiveness, awareness, bulldog tenacity, care, concentration, consciousness, consideration, constancy, diligence, dogged perseverance, doggedness, ear, earnestness, endurance, energeticalness, energy, engrossment, fervor, fidelity, heed, heedfulness, indefatigability, industriousness, industry, insistence, insistency, intentiveness, intentness, laboriousness, loyalty, mindfulness, note, notice, observance, observation, obstinacy, pains, painstaking, painstakingness, patience, patience of Job, permanence, perseverance, persistence, persistency, pertinaciousness, pertinacity, plodding, plugging, preoccupation, regard, regardfulness, relentlessness, remark, resolution, respect, sedulity, sedulousness, single-mindedness, singleness of purpose, slogging, stability, stamina, staying power, steadfastness, steadiness, stick-to-itiveness, strenuousness, stubbornness, tenaciousness, tenacity, thoroughgoingness, thoroughness, thought, tirelessness, unremittingness, unsparingness, unswerving attention, vehemence, zealousness

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  • 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. [1913 Webster] I have, with much pains and assiduity …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • assiduity — index diligence (perseverance), effort, endeavor, industry (activity), interest (concern) …   Law dictionary

  • assiduity — early 15c., from L. assiduatem continual presence, noun of quality from pp. stem of assiduus (see ASSIDUOUS (Cf. assiduous)) …   Etymology dictionary

  • assiduity — ► NOUN (pl. assiduities) ▪ constant or close attention to what one is doing …   English terms dictionary

  • assiduity — [as΄ə dyo͞o′ə tē, as΄ədo͞o′ə tē] n. pl. assiduities [L assiduitas, constant presence < assidere, to assist: see ASSESS] 1. the quality or condition of being assiduous; diligence 2. [also pl.] constant personal attention …   English World dictionary

  • assiduity — noun (plural ities) Date: 1596 1. the quality or state of being assiduous ; diligence 2. persistent personal attention usually used in plural …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • assiduity — /as i dooh i tee, dyooh /, n., pl. assiduities. 1. constant or close application or effort; diligence; industry. 2. assiduities, devoted or solicitous attentions. [1595 1605; < L assiduitas. See ASSIDUOUS, ITY] * * * …   Universalium

  • assiduity — noun Great and persistent toil or effort …   Wiktionary

  • assiduity — (Roget s Thesaurus II) noun Steady attention and effort, as to one s occupation: application, assiduousness, diligence, industriousness, industry, sedulousness. See INDUSTRIOUS …   English dictionary for students

  • assiduity — as·si·du·i·ty || ‚æsɪ djuːətɪ n. diligence, persistence, perseverance …   English contemporary dictionary