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Word of the day: Sedulous

Sedulous

[SEH-jəl-əs]

Part of speech: adjective

Origin: Latin, mid-16th century

Of a person or action) Showing dedication and diligence.

Examples of sedulous in a sentence

"Marnie’s sedulous nature was a good fit for medical research."

"He caught the mistake right away thanks to his sedulous practices."

About Sedulous

This word stems from the Latin “sedulus,” meaning “zealous.”

Did you Know?

Even though the word “sedulous” offers a positive connotation of widely cherished values in society, it’s not a commonly used word. Words such as "hardworking," “diligent,” "meticulous," and "thorough" are used more frequently to describe sedulous individuals.

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