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

When the neighbours saw Mirbel thus sedulously adorning herself, they quickly discovered that she had ceased to think of her father—that she had ceased to mourn for him.

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  • sedulously — sedulous ► ADJECTIVE ▪ showing dedication and diligence. DERIVATIVES sedulity noun sedulously adverb sedulousness noun. ORIGIN Latin sedulus zealous …   English terms dictionary

  • sedulously — adverb in a sedulous manner (Freq. 1) this illusion has been sedulously fostered • Derived from adjective: ↑sedulous …   Useful english dictionary

  • Sedulously — Sedulous Sed u*lous (?; 135), a. [L. sedulus, perhaps from sedere to sit, and so akin to E. sit.] Diligent in application or pursuit; constant, steady, and persevering in business, or in endeavors to effect an object; steadily industrious;… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • sedulously — adverb see sedulous …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • sedulously — See sedulous. * * * …   Universalium

  • sedulously — adv. persistently, diligently, tirelessly, assiduously …   English contemporary dictionary

  • sedulously — sed·u·lous·ly …   English syllables

  • sedulously — See: sedulous …   English dictionary

  • sedulous — sedulously, adv. sedulousness, n. /sej euh leuhs/, adj. 1. diligent in application or attention; persevering; assiduous. 2. persistently or carefully maintained: sedulous flattery. [1530 40; < L sedulus, adj. deriv. of the phrase se dolo… …   Universalium

  • Intently — In*tent ly, adv. In an intent manner; as, the eyes intently fixed. Syn: Fixedly; steadfastly; earnestly; attentively; sedulously; diligently; eagerly. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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