Diligent vs. Assiduous

By Jaxson

  • Diligent

    Diligence is one of the seven heavenly virtues. Diligent behavior is indicative of a work ethic; a belief that work is good in itself.

  • Diligent (adjective)

    Performing with industrious concentration; hard-working and focused.

    “Scientists are very diligent in their work.”

  • Assiduous (adjective)

    Hard-working, diligent or regular (in attendance or work); industrious.

  • Diligent (adjective)

    having or showing care and conscientiousness in one’s work or duties

    “after diligent searching, he found a parcel”

  • Assiduous (adjective)

    showing great care and perseverance

    “she was assiduous in pointing out every feature”

Oxford Dictionary

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