sedulous


sedulous
I adjective active, adsiduus, alert, ardent, assiduous, attentive, avid, brisk, busily engaged, busy, conscientious, constant, diligent, dogged, eager, energetic, firm, hardworking, indefatigable, industrious, keen, laborious, painstaking, patient, perseverant, persevering, persistent, pertinacious, relentless, resolute, resolved, sedulus, stalwart, steadfast, tenacious, uncompromising, undeviating, unfaltering, unflagging, unrelenting, unremitting, unswerving, untiring, unwearying, unyielding, zealous II index active, diligent, faithful (diligent), industrious, painstaking, patient, persistent, pertinacious, purposeful, relentless, resolute, stable, steadfast, unrelenting, unremitting, unyielding, zealous

Burton's Legal Thesaurus. . 2006

Synonyms:

Look at other dictionaries:

  • Sedulous — Sed u*lous (?; 135), a. [L. sedulus, perhaps from sedere to sit, and so akin to E. sit.] Diligent in application or pursuit; constant, steady, and persevering in business, or in endeavors to effect an object; steadily industrious; assiduous; as,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • sedulous — [sej′oo ləs] adj. [L sedulus < sedulo, diligently, orig., without guile < se , apart (see SECEDE) + dolus, trickery < Gr dolos: see TALE] 1. working hard and steadily; diligent 2. constant; persistent [sedulous attention to the task] SYN …   English World dictionary

  • sedulous — (adj.) 1530s, from L. sedulus attentive, painstaking, probably from sedulo (adv.) sincerely, diligently, from sedolo without deception or guile, from se without, apart (see SECRET (Cf. secret)) + dolo, ablative of dolus deception, guile, cognate… …   Etymology dictionary

  • sedulous — assiduous, diligent, industrious, *busy Analogous words: persevering, persistent (see corresponding verbs at PERSEVERE): untiring, unwearied, *indefatigable, tireless …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • sedulous — [adj] assiduous active, busy, determined, diligent, hard working, industrious, laborious, persevering, plugging, tireless; concepts 538,542 …   New thesaurus

  • sedulous — ► ADJECTIVE ▪ showing dedication and diligence. DERIVATIVES sedulity noun sedulously adverb sedulousness noun. ORIGIN Latin sedulus zealous …   English terms dictionary

  • sedulous — adjective Etymology: Latin sedulus, from sedulo sincerely, diligently, from sed , se without + dolus guile more at suicide Date: 1540 1. involving or accomplished with careful perseverance < sedulous craftsmanship > 2. diligent in application or… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • sedulous — sedulously, adv. sedulousness, n. /sej euh leuhs/, adj. 1. diligent in application or attention; persevering; assiduous. 2. persistently or carefully maintained: sedulous flattery. [1530 40; < L sedulus, adj. deriv. of the phrase se dolo… …   Universalium

  • sedulous — adjective Diligent in application or pursuit; constant, steady, and persevering in business or in endeavors to effect an object; steadily industrious; assiduous. , the sedulous bee See Also: sedulously, sedulity …   Wiktionary

  • sedulous — adjective formal hard working and determined: a sedulous worker sedulously adverb …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English


Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”

We are using cookies for the best presentation of our site. Continuing to use this site, you agree with this.