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; assiduous; as, the sedulous
What signifies the sound of words in prayer, without
the affection of the heart, and a sedulous application of the
proper means that may naturally lead us to such an end?
Syn. -- Assiduous; diligent; industrious; laborious;
unremitting; untiring; unwearied; persevering.
-- Sed"u*lous*ly, adv. --