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diligence

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of diligence

  1. attentive and persistent effort <through the diligence and ingenuity of a single detective, the gang's ringleader was finally caught> Synonyms assiduity, assiduousness, industriousness, industry, sedulity, sedulousness Related Words application, attentiveness, attention, care, concentration; doggedness, perseverance, persistence, tenacity, tirelessness; bother, effort, effortfulness, pains, painstaking, trouble Near Antonyms carelessness, negligence, slackness; idleness, indolence, laziness





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