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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 as·sid·u·ous /əˈsɪʤwəs, ˈsɪʤə-/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 As·sid·u·ous a.
 1. Constant in application or attention; devoted; attentive; unremitting.
    She grows more assiduous in her attendance.   --Addison.
 2. Performed with constant diligence or attention; unremitting; persistent; as, assiduous labor.
    To weary him with my assiduous cries.   --Milton.
 Syn: -- Diligent; attentive; sedulous; unwearied; unintermitted; persevering; laborious; indefatigable.
 As*sid*u*ous*ly, adv. -- As*sid*u*ous*ness, n.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

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