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Meaning of ASSIDUITY

Pronunciation:  `asi'dooitee

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  great and constant diligence and attention
 

ASSIDUITY is a 9 letter word that starts with A.

 

 Synonyms: assiduousness, concentration
 
 See Also: diligence, engrossment, industriousness, industry, intentness, singleness

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\As`si*du"i*ty\, n.; pl. {Assiduities}. [L.
assiduitas: cf. F. assiduite. See {Assiduous}.]
1. Constant or close application or attention, particularly
   to some business or enterprise; diligence.

         I have, with much pains and assiduity, qualified
         myself for a nomenclator.             --Addison.

2. Studied and persevering attention to a person; -- usually
   in the plural.

 
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