• (British) IPA: /əˈsɪdjuːəs/
  • (America) IPA: /əˈsɪdʒuːəs/


  1. Hard-working, diligent or regular (in attendance or work); industrious.
    Synonyms: meticulous, diligent, sedulous, Thesaurus:industrious
    • 1917, P. G. Wodehouse, "Bill the Bloodhound" in The Man With Two Left Feet and Other Stories:
      A good deal of assiduous attention had enabled Henry to win this place in her affections.
    • 2009, Will Pavia, "Allen Klein, accountant turned manager of the Beatles, dies at 77 ↗," The Times (UK), 6 July:
      Klein rose to prominence in the 1960s by assiduous application of accounting methods to the music industry.

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