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Synonyms for diligent
ˈdɪl ɪ dʒəntdili·gent

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English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. diligent

    Active refers to both quickness and constancy of action; in the former sense it is allied with agile, alert, brisk, etc.; in the latter, with busy, diligent, industrious. The active love employment, the busy are actually employed, the diligent and the industrious are habitually busy. The restless are active from inability to keep quiet; their activity may be without purpose, or out of all proportion to the purpose contemplated. The officious are undesirably active in the affairs of others. Compare ALERT; ALIVE; MEDDLESOME.

    Synonyms:
    active, agile, alert, brisk, bustling, busy, energetic, expeditious, industrious, lively, mobile, nimble, officious, prompt, quick, ready, restless, sprightly, spry, supple, vigorous, wide awake

    Antonyms:
    dull, heavy, idle, inactive, indolent, inert, lazy, quiescent, quiet, slow, sluggish, stupid

    Preposition:
    Active in work, in a cause; for an object, as for justice; with persons or instrumentalities; about something, as about other people's business.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. diligent, perseveringadjective

    quietly and steadily persevering especially in detail or exactness

    "a diligent (or patient) worker"; "with persevering (or patient) industry she revived the failing business"

    Synonyms:
    persevering

    Antonyms:
    slack, derelict, impatient, delinquent, negligent, neglectful, lax, inattentive, hit-and-run(a), remiss

  2. diligentadjective

    characterized by care and perseverance in carrying out tasks

    "a diligent detective investigates all clues"; "a diligent search of the files"

    Synonyms:
    persevering

    Antonyms:
    lax, derelict, impatient, neglectful, inattentive, slack, delinquent, remiss, negligent, hit-and-run(a)

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. diligentadjective

    Synonyms:
    sedulous, industrious, assiduous, persevering

    Antonyms:
    lazy

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How to use diligent in a sentence?

  1. Pope Francis:

    I recall his diligent work alongside so many of my predecessors, who entrusted him with important responsibilities in the Vatican diplomacy, up to the delicate office of secretary of state.

  2. George Gascón:

    The jury's decision demonstrates how our legal system can work to hold accountable people regardless of their wealth and status in life, i want to commend our prosecution team and investigators for their diligent work to ultimately bring justice for those who have been waiting more than 20 years.

  3. Bill McDermott:

    We haven't made a decision on quantity, or whether it's zero, or it's something in a range, because we haven't even presented yet, we are taking a very diligent look at it.

  4. Brandon Bevers:

    It’s just a sign that people are being diligent about the situation, we want that to continue.

  5. Book of Proverbs:

    He becometh poor that dealeth with a slack hand but the hand of the diligent maketh rich.


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