Sedulous Synonyms, Sedulous Antonyms

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sedulous

see definition of sedulous

  • adjassiduous
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Synonyms for sedulous

adj assiduous

  • active
  • busy
  • determined
  • diligent
  • hard-working
  • industrious
  • laborious
  • persevering
  • plugging
  • tireless

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More words related to sedulous

assiduous

adjective . hard-working
  • active
  • attentive
  • busy
  • constant
  • diligent
  • eager beaver
  • exacting
  • grinding
  • indefatigable
  • industrious
  • laborious
  • persevering
  • plugging
  • scrupulous
  • sedulous
  • steady
  • studious
  • unflagging
  • untiring
  • whiz
  • zealous

businesslike

adjective . efficient, professional
  • accomplished
  • careful
  • concentrated
  • correct
  • diligent
  • direct
  • disciplined
  • earnest
  • effective
  • enterprising
  • expeditious
  • hardworking
  • industrious
  • intent
  • matter-of-fact
  • methodical
  • orderly
  • organized
  • painstaking
  • practical
  • practiced
  • purposeful
  • regular
  • routine
  • sedulous
  • serious
  • skillful
  • systematic
  • thorough
  • well-ordered
  • workaday

diligent

adjective . persevering, hard-working
  • active
  • assiduous
  • attentive
  • busy
  • careful
  • conscientious
  • constant
  • eager
  • eager beaver
  • earnest
  • grind
  • indefatigable
  • industrious
  • laborious
  • occupied
  • operose
  • painstaking
  • persistent
  • persisting
  • pertinacious
  • plugging
  • sedulous
  • steadfast
  • studious
  • tireless
  • unflagging
  • unrelenting
  • untiring

earnest

adjective . very enthusiastic
  • ardent
  • busy
  • devoted
  • diligent
  • eager
  • fervent
  • fervid
  • heartfelt
  • impassioned
  • industrious
  • keen
  • passionate
  • perseverant
  • purposeful
  • sedulous
  • sincere
  • urgent
  • vehement
  • warm
  • wholehearted
  • zealous

engrossed

adjective . preoccupied; attentive to
  • absorbed
  • all wound up
  • assiduous
  • bugged
  • busy
  • captivated
  • caught up
  • caught up in
  • consumed
  • deep
  • diligent
  • engaged
  • enthralled
  • fascinated
  • fiend for
  • gone
  • gripped
  • head over heels
  • heavily into
  • hooked
  • hung up
  • immersed
  • industrious
  • intent
  • into
  • intrigued
  • lost
  • monopolized
  • occupied
  • rapt
  • really into
  • riveted
  • sedulous
  • submerged
  • taken up with
  • tied up
  • turned on
  • up to here in
  • wrapped up

hardworking

adjective . conscientious
  • assiduous
  • dedicated
  • diligent
  • persevering
  • sedulous
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Word Origin & History

1530s, from Latin sedulus “attentive, painstaking, diligent, busy, zealous,” probably from sedulo (adv.) “sincerely, diligently,” from sedolo “without deception or guile,” from se- “without, apart” (see secret ) + dolo, ablative of dolus “deception, guile,” cognate with Greek dolos “ruse, snare.” Related: Sedulously; sedulousness.

Example Sentences for sedulous

But if these gallants were sedulous, she was correspondingly indifferent.

But there is nothing young in this sedulous suppression of toil.

She wondered what sort of herbs they were, which the old man was so sedulous to gather.

“Will you kindly leave the room,” he said to the sedulous Mary.

He was, however, not often aware of this sedulous espionage.

In this catastrophe her lordly lover was of course the most sedulous of attendants.

Together with the greenbottles, she is sedulous in her attendance on my pans.

Some of them may have been millionaires; others were certainly no more than their sedulous apes.

Never was such a sedulous mistress of languages as Henrietta Ponsonby.

They have been sedulous and invaluable in checking enemy propaganda.

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Synonyms of sedulous in English:

sedulous

See definition of sedulous

adjective

1‘he picked a spine from his leg with sedulous care’

SYNONYMS

diligent, careful, meticulous, thorough, assiduous, attentive, industrious, laborious, hard-working, conscientious, ultra-careful, punctilious, scrupulous, painstaking, searching, close, elaborate, minute, studious, rigorous, particular

religious, strict

pedantic, fussy

ANTONYMS

nonchalant

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