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Meaning of SEDULOUS

Pronunciation:  'sejulus

WordNet Dictionary
[adj]  marked by care and persistent effort; "her assiduous attempts to learn French"; "assiduous research"; "sedulous pursuit of legal and moral principles"

SEDULOUS is a 8 letter word that starts with S.


 Synonyms: assiduous, diligent



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Sed"u*lous\, 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 sedulous bee.

      What signifies the sound of words in prayer, without
      the affection of the heart, and a sedulous application
      of the proper means that may naturally lead us to such
      an end?                                  --L'Estrange.

Syn: Assiduous; diligent; industrious; laborious;
     unremitting; untiring; unwearied; persevering. --
     {Sed"u*lous*ly}, adv. -- {Sed"u*lous*ness}, n.