Synonyms and Antonyms of diligently
1 in a manner involving great or constant activity <struggling diligently to contact everyone who might need a ride to the polls> Synonyms actively, assiduously, busily, industriously, laboriouslyRelated Words energetically, vigorously; indefatigably, tirelesslyNear Antonyms lifelessly, sleepilyAntonyms idly, inactively
2 with great effort or determination <working diligently to finish his documentary in time for the film festival> Synonyms amain, arduously, assiduously, determinedly, hard, doggedly, hardly, industriously, intensely, intensively, intently, laboriously, mightily, purposefully, resolutely, sedulously, slavishly, strenuouslyRelated Words actively, animatedly, briskly, busily, dynamically, energetically, feverishly, spiritedly, vehemently, vigorously, zealously; continuously, ploddingly, steadfastly, steadily, unabatedly, unrelentingly, unremittingly; ardently, attentively, conscientiously, earnestly, exhaustively, meticulously, painstakingly, seriously, thoroughly; indefatigably, tirelessly, unflaggingly, untiringly, wearilessly; obstinately, stubbornly, willfullyNear Antonyms casually, desultorily, halfheartedly, indolently, lackadaisically, languidly, lazily, listlessly, shiftlessly, sluggishly, spiritlessly, tiredly, wearily
Learn More about diligently
Britannica English: Translation of "diligently" for Arabic speakers
Seen and Heard
What made you want to look up diligently? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).