assiduous assiduous  /ə ˈsɪd wəs/

Definition(s):

  • (adj) marked by care and persistent effort

Derived Word(s)

Usage(s):

  1. After the software crash, the engineers worked assiduously whole night to get the system back on rails.
  2. The rookie quarterback looked over his playbook with such assiduous study that he soon became more comfortable with his performance on the field.
  3. Mark is an assiduous worker and is never distracted by the unholy work ethics of his colleagues.

News

  • More businesses opening Downtown

    While it may not be the assiduous version of its past, business is starting to pick up in Downtown St. Joseph.
    on July 7, 2013     Source: St. Joseph News-Press

Quotes

  1. Mr Hoon said: "I reject any suggestion of any wrongdoing in relation to my declarations to the House of Commons authorities and HMRC. I have been consistent in my declarations to both parties and I have been assiduous in ensuring that I have met my...
    on May 20, 2009 By: Geoff Hoon Source: BBC News

  2. "I would like to pay tribute to a remarkable editorial staff, which contains some of the most talented and assiduous journalists in the UK," Kampfner said. "It has been a privilege to work with them and to have shared the same ambitions with...
    on Feb 13, 2008 By: John Kampfner Source: guardian.co.uk

  3. "Spelling is arduous," Jennings said in a statement. "You have to be pertinacious, assiduous and sometimes just plain lucky."
    on May 31, 2007 By: Ken Jennings Source: Examiner.com

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