characterized by care and perseverance in carrying out tasks
"a diligent detective investigates all clues"; "a diligent search of the files"
quietly and steadily persevering especially in detail or exactness
"a diligent (or patient) worker"; "with persevering (or patient) industry she revived the failing business"
English Synonyms and Antonyms
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.
active, agile, alert, brisk, bustling, busy, energetic, expeditious, industrious, lively, mobile, nimble, officious, prompt, quick, ready, restless, sprightly, spry, supple, vigorous, wide awake
Active in work, in a cause; for an object, as for justice; with persons or instrumentalities; about something, as about other people's business.
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How to use diligent in a sentence?
( Atlas) made diligent efforts to act reasonably in the face of a crisis facing its business and to comply with this relatively new and unique law.
The city must be diligent in making sure the Games obligations are fully met.
It is neither the duffer nor the mediocre ,but the talented employees who are always sincere & diligent suffer the most because of the sycophancy work-culture being nurtured by the top brass in the private organization.
While I quarantined immediately upon exposure on December 22nd and tested positive the next day, I have been diligent in working with doctors to put my health and public health first.
The SEC relies on the accuracy of the books and records of financial institutions and blue sheet data, oZ Management's inaccurate data had a substantial ripple effect that the SEC staff discovered through diligent investigative work.
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- старателен, усърден, прилеженBulgarian
- eifrig, arbeitsam, fleißigGerman
- huolellinen, tunnollinenFinnish
- industrieux, diligentFrench
- dèanadachScottish Gaelic
- uzcītīgs, cītīgs, centīgsLatvian
- toegewijd, vlijtig, ijverigDutch
- arbeidsamNorwegian Nynorsk
- iherdig, flittigNorwegian
- работящий, прилежный, трудолюбивый, усердныйRussian
- ihärdig, flitig, arbetsamSwedish
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