Meaning of diligence
Pronunciation: (dil'i-juns), [key]
- constant and earnest effort to accomplish what is undertaken; persistent exertion of body or mind.
- the degree of care and caution required by the circumstances of a person.
- care; caution.
Pronunciation: (dil'i-juns Fr. dē-lē-zhäns'), [key]
— pl. -gen•ces
- a public stagecoach, esp. as formerly used in France.
- diligence (Thesaurus)