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Synonyms for DILIGENCE
ˈdɪl ɪ dʒəns; Fr. di liˈʒɑ̃s; -dʒən sɪz; Fr. -ˈʒɑ̃s

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. diligence(noun)

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

    Synonyms:
    industriousness, industry, application

  2. diligence, industriousness, industry(noun)

    persevering determination to perform a task

    "his diligence won him quick promotions"; "frugality and industry are still regarded as virtues"

    Synonyms:
    industriousness, diligence, manufacture, industry, application

  3. application, diligence(noun)

    a diligent effort

    "it is a job requiring serious application"

    Synonyms:
    application, applications programme, practical application, diligence, industriousness, application program, covering, industry, coating, lotion

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. diligence

    Industry is the quality, action, or habit of earnest, steady, and continued attention or devotion to any useful or productive work or task, manual or mental. Assiduity (Latin ad, to, and sedeo, sit), as the etymology suggests, sits down to a task until it is done. Diligence (Latin diligo, love, choose) invests more effort and exertion, with love of the work or deep interest in its accomplishment; application (Latin ad, to, and plico, fold) bends to its work and concentrates all one's powers upon it with utmost intensity; hence, application can hardly be as unremitting as assiduity. Constancy is a steady devotion of heart and principle. Patience works on in spite of annoyances; perseverance overcomes hindrances and difficulties; persistence strives relentlessly against opposition; persistence has very frequently an unfavorable meaning, implying that one persists in spite of considerations that should induce him to desist. Industry is diligence applied to some avocation, business, or profession. Labor and pains refer to the exertions of the worker and the tax upon him, while assiduity, perseverance, etc., refer to his continuance in the work.

    Synonyms:
    application, assiduity, attention, constancy, effort, exertion, industry, intentness, labor, pains, patience, perseverance, persistence, sedulousness

    Antonyms:
    changeableness, fickleness, idleness, inattention, inconstancy, indolence, neglect, negligence, remissness, sloth

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. diligence

    Synonyms:
    care, assiduity, attention, application, heed, industry

    Antonyms:
    indifference, carelessness, neglect, inattention, heedlessness, desultoriness, inertness, idleness

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. diligence(n.)

    Synonyms:
    assiduity (in some specific pursuit), assiduousness, activity, sedulousness, perseverance, INDUSTRY, steady application (to some pursuit that one likes)

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. diligence(n)

    Synonyms:
    assiduity, sedulousness, sedulity, perseverance, stagecoach (France)

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "diligence":

    stagecoach, diligent, care, zeal, pre-audit, démarche, keenness

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How to use DILIGENCE in a sentence?

  1. Menander:

    He who labours diligently need never despair. We can accomplish every thing by diligence and labour.

  2. Confucius:

    The expectations of life depend upon diligence the mechanic that would perfect his work must first sharpen his tools.

  3. Ben Narasin:

    Being able to take the time, to get to know founders, to evaluate companies, to do due diligence – these things are harder in compressed time frame markets like the one we are in now, a deflation, of valuations and market conditions, would ease that pressure.

  4. Ken Boehm:

    It's hard to imagine any due diligence investigation that would have missed lawsuit after lawsuit against Osorio alleging fraud, misrepresentation and ethics violations, even if they were doing due-diligence lite, they would have found the lawsuits. These lawsuits weren't hidden. They were in his home county.

  5. Deutsche Telekom CEO Tim Hoettges:

    If no significant obstacles arise in the due diligence process, it will pass quickly.

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