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sedulous

Line breaks: sedu|lous
Pronunciation: /ˈsɛdjʊləs
 
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Definition of sedulous in English:

adjective

(Of a person or action) showing dedication and diligence: he watched himself with the most sedulous care
More example sentences
  • The Kirk's most senior staff, such as its principal clerk and its general treasurer (both of them sedulous and diligent men) have no control over these boards and departments.
  • There are no tasks which require the conscientious and painstaking effort of sedulous monographers.
  • Certainly, no one should think about playing the sedulous ape to him.
Synonyms

Origin

mid 16th century: from Latin sedulus 'zealous' + -ous.

Derivatives

sedulity

1
Pronunciation: /sɪˈdjuːlɪti/
noun
Example sentences
  • As nationalist iconographer, Rivera touted progressive agendas he deemed crucial to Mexico's future and linked the nation's twentieth-century wherewithal to the savvy, science, and sedulity of its ‘high’ ancestral civilizations.

sedulously

2
adverb
Example sentences
  • In our accelerated world of time, we seek desperately to harness whatever we can and try even harder to use it sedulously.
  • He combined cultural Englishness with political cosmopolitanism, and detested political personality cults while sedulously cultivating a public image of himself.
  • Despite the mythology, sedulously disseminated by the complicit Scottish media, there never was a pro-devolution consensus.

sedulousness

3
noun

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