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assiduity

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noun as·si·du·ity \ˌa-sə-ˈdü-ə-tē, -ˈdyü-\

Definition of assiduity

plural as·si·du·ities

  1. 1 :  the quality or state of being assiduous :  diligence

  2. 2 :  persistent personal attention —usually used in plural



Examples of assiduity

  1. <this project has been successful only through the assiduity of a lot of people>



1596

First Known Use of assiduity

1596


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