assiduity[as′ə dyo̵̅o̅′ə tē, -do̵̅o̅′-]
- the quality or condition of being assiduous; diligence
- constant personal attention
Origin: Classical Latin assiduitas, constant presence ; from assidere, to assist: see assess
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noun pl. as·si·du·i·ties
- Persistent application or diligence; unflagging effort.
- Constant personal attention and often obsequious solicitude. Often used in the plural.