noun Date: 1542 sedulous activity ; diligence

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  • Sedulity — Se*du li*ty, n. [L. sedulitas. See {Sedulous}.] The quality or state of being sedulous; diligent and assiduous application; constant attention; unremitting industry; sedulousness. [1913 Webster] The industrious bee, by his sedulity in summer,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • sedulity — index diligence (perseverance), industry (activity) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • sedulity — (n.) 1540s, from L. sedulitas, noun of quality from sedulus (see SEDULOUS (Cf. sedulous)) …   Etymology dictionary

  • sedulity — [si dyo͞ol′ə tē, sido͞ol′ə tē] n. [L sedulitas] the quality or fact of being sedulous …   English World dictionary

  • sedulity — noun diligence, persistence He approached his daily piano practice with sedulity. See Also: sedulous …   Wiktionary

  • sedulity — sedulous ► ADJECTIVE ▪ showing dedication and diligence. DERIVATIVES sedulity noun sedulously adverb sedulousness noun. ORIGIN Latin sedulus zealous …   English terms dictionary

  • sedulity — /si dooh li tee, dyooh /, n. sedulous quality, application, or activity; diligence. [1535 45; < L sedulitas, equiv. to sedul(us) SEDULOUS + itas ITY] * * * …   Universalium

  • sedulity — se·du·li·ty || sɪ duːlÉ™tɪ / dju n. diligence, industriousness; state or condition of being sedulous …   English contemporary dictionary

  • sedulity — n. See sedulousness …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • sedulity — se·du·li·ty …   English syllables

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