1. diligence

noun. ['ˈdɪlɪdʒəns'] conscientiousness in paying proper attention to a task; giving the degree of care required in a given situation.


  • painstakingness


  • distribution
  • decrease

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Rhymes with Diligence

  • abeyance
  • abhorrence
  • absence
  • abstinence
  • abundance
  • acceptance
  • acceptance
  • accordance
  • acquaintance
  • acquiescence
  • adherence
  • admittance
  • adolescence
  • adolescence
  • adriance
  • affluence
  • agence
  • allegiance
  • alliance
  • allowance

Sentences with diligence

1. Noun, singular or mass
You can protect yourself from blue sky stock scams by doing some due diligence before you invest.

Quotes about diligence

1. Diligence is the mother of good fortune.
- Benjamin Disraeli

2. What we hope ever to do with ease, we must learn first to do with diligence.
- Samuel Johnson

3. Read not to contradict and confute; nor to believe and take for granted; nor to find talk and discourse; but to weigh and consider. Some books are to be tasted, others to be swallowed, and some few to be chewed and digested: that is, some books are to be read only in parts, others to be read, but not curiously, and some few to be read wholly, and with diligence and attention.
- Francis Bacon, The Essays

2. diligence

noun. ['ˈdɪlɪdʒəns'] persevering determination to perform a task.


  • industry
  • assiduousness
  • determination
  • industriousness
  • studiousness
  • purpose
  • sedulity
  • concentration
  • assiduity


  • dilution
  • weakening
  • worst
  • inactivity

3. diligence

noun. ['ˈdɪlɪdʒəns'] a diligent effort.


  • exertion
  • sweat
  • effort
  • travail
  • elbow grease


  • nonfunctional
  • functional
  • uselessness
  • inutility