Synonyms of diligence


1. diligence, conscientiousness, painstakingness

usage: conscientiousness in paying proper attention to a task; giving the degree of care required in a given situation

2. diligence, industriousness, industry, determination, purpose

usage: persevering determination to perform a task; "his diligence won him quick promotions"; "frugality and industry are still regarded as virtues"

3. application, diligence, effort, elbow grease, exertion, travail, sweat

usage: a diligent effort; "it is a job requiring serious application"

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Definition and meaning of diligence (Dictionary)