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sedulity

[si-doo-li-tee, -dyoo-] /sɪˈdu lɪ ti, -ˈdyu-/
noun
1.
sedulous quality, application, or activity; diligence.
Origin of sedulity
1535-1545
1535-45; < Latin sēdulitās, equivalent to sēdul(us) sedulous + -itās -ity
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  • There is nothing more operative than sedulity and diligence.

    Book of Wise Sayings W. A. Clouston
  • To the best of their ability the four strove to shield her without her being able to perceive their sedulity.

    The Unwilling Vestal Edward Lucas White
Word Origin and History for sedulity
n.

1540s, from Latin sedulitas "assiduity, application," noun of quality from sedulus (see sedulous).

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
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