Synonyms for Diligent:
engrossed, regardful, vigilant, careful, attentive, absorbed, fascinated, cautious, Scrutinizing, Immersed, intent, observing, observant, responsible, rapt, Hearkening, alert, entranced, interested, mindful, Considering, enraptured, concerned, Concentrating, sharp, heedful, watchful.
discerning, literal, proper, priggish, accurate, perspicacious, mincing, flawless, severe, exacting, particular, fussy, methodical, precise, Qualmish, fastidious, prudish, punctilious, meticulous, scrupulous, conscientious, careful, persnickety, dainty, finicky, picky, epicurean, hypercritical, prim, demanding, critical, delicate, correct, squeamish, rigorous, choosy, discriminating.
•persevering, hard-working (adjective)
painstaking, persistent, tireless, unflagging, steadfast, conscientious, assiduous, pertinacious, attentive, studious, sedulous, earnest, indefatigable, constant, industrious, untiring, careful.
faithful, true, determined, resolute, decisive, loyal, persistent, bold, unwavering, fearless, dauntless, committed, indefatigable, devoted, plucky, headstrong, reliable, resolved, strong-willed, deliberate, ruthless, dedicated, persevering, tireless, iron-willed, firm, inexorable, dogged, unchangeable, spunky, courageous, steadfast, decided, tough, intent, insistent, thorough, strong-minded, zealous, stubborn, unyielding, bullheaded, stern, serious, staunch, indomitable, unbending, constant, set, steely, unflinching, tenacious, hearty, willing, unshakeable, steady, relentless, valiant, implacable, uncompromising, earnest.
undaunted, unflagging, enduring, obstinate, dogged, steadfast, dauntless, hearty, stiff, flintlike, spunky, strong-willed, resolute, bullheaded, persevering, insistent, decisive, bulldogged, fervent, stubborn, determined, hard, bold, true, persistent, headstrong, devoted, faithful, tireless, obdurate, indomitable, brave, tough, plucky, indefatigable, staunch, courageous, tenacious, stony, strong.
sharp-eyed, mindful, watchful, particular, alert, meticulous, attentive, prepared, scrupulous, regardful, thorough, responsible, guarded, fastidious, fussy, precise, careful, prudent, finical, strict, exacting, thoughtful, conscientious, heedful, observant, ready, cautious, vigilant, provident.
n.systematic, exact, organized. studious. •diligent (noun)
industrious, tireless, sedulous, persevering, untiring, assiduous, hardworking, patient.
painstaking, unremitting, studious, purposeful, hard-working, involved, keen, pertinacious.
Usage examples for diligent
It is enough to say as to these years, that he continued to be diligent in the acquirement of varied knowledge; that he carefully attended to his military duties; that he took active part in the volunteer movement; and in town and country was alike popular, from his love of manly sport as well as of the pursuits of art. – Speeches and Addresses of H. R. H. the Prince of Wales: 1863-1888 by Edward VII