from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adv. Applying constant and enduring effort to a task or course of action; in a sedulous manner.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • In a sedulous manner; diligently; industriously; assiduously.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adv. in a sedulous manner


sedulous +‎ -ly (Wiktionary)



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  • From p. 14 of Patrick Leigh Fermor's "A Time to Keep Silence":

    Their eyelids were always downcast; and, if now and then they were raised, no treacherous glint appeared, nothing but a sedulously cultivated calmness, withdrawal and mansuetude and occasionally an expression of remote and burnt-out melancholy.

    January 21, 2014