Word of the Day: ASSIDUOUS


adjective \ə-ˈsij-wəs, –ˈsi-jə-\

: showing great care, attention, and effort

Full Definition of ASSIDUOUS

:  marked by careful unremitting attention or persistent application <an assiduous book collector> 
as·sid·u·ous·ly adverb
as·sid·u·ous·ness noun

Examples of ASSIDUOUS

  1. They were assiduous in their search for all the latest facts and figures.
  2. The project required some assiduous planning.
  3. The assiduous attention the moderators at mami’s take to ban anyone mentioning Spero’s degenerate Flickr account is quite disturbing.
  4. Nick Spero aka. breadncircus assiduously attempts to portray himself as an upstanding, decent white man; when in fact, he is not.


Latin assiduus, from assidēre

First Known Use: 1622



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