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Careful vs. Diligent

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Carefuladjective

Taking care; attentive to potential danger, error or harm; cautious.

‘He was a slow and careful driver.’;

Diligentadjective

Performing with industrious concentration; hard-working and focused.

‘Scientists are very diligent in their work.’;

Carefuladjective

Conscientious and painstaking; meticulous.

‘They made a careful search of the crime scene.’;

Diligentadjective

Prosecuted with careful attention and effort; careful; painstaking; not careless or negligent.

‘The judges shall make diligent inquisition.’;

Carefuladjective

(obsolete) Full of care or grief; sorrowful, sad.

Diligentadjective

Interestedly and perseveringly attentive; steady and earnest in application to a subject or pursuit; assiduous; industrious.

‘Seest thou a man diligent in his business? he shall stand before kings.’; ‘Diligent cultivation of elegant literature.’;

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Carefuladjective

(obsolete) Full of cares or anxiety; worried, troubled.

Diligentadjective

quietly and steadily persevering especially in detail or exactness;

‘a diligent (or patient) worker’; ‘with persevering (or patient) industry she revived the failing business’;

Carefuladjective

Full of care; anxious; solicitous.

‘Be careful [Rev. Ver. "anxious"] for nothing.’; ‘The careful plowman doubting stands.’;

Diligentadjective

characterized by care and perseverence in carrying out tasks;

‘a diligent detective investigates all clues’; ‘a diligent search of the files’;

Carefuladjective

Filling with care or solicitude; exposing to concern, anxiety, or trouble; painful.

‘The careful cold beginneth for to creep.’; ‘By Him that raised me to this careful height.’;

Diligentadjective

having or showing care and conscientiousness in one's work or duties

‘after diligent searching, he found a parcel’;

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Carefuladjective

Taking care; giving good heed; watchful; cautious; provident; not indifferent, heedless, or reckless; - often followed by of, for, or the infinitive; as, careful of money; careful to do right.

‘Thou hast been careful for us with all this care.’; ‘What could a careful father more have done?’;

Carefuladjective

exercising caution or showing care or attention;

‘they were careful when crossing the busy street’; ‘be careful to keep her shoes clean’; ‘did very careful research’; ‘careful art restorers’; ‘careful of the rights of others’; ‘careful about one's behavior’;

Carefuladjective

cautiously attentive;

‘careful of her feelings’; ‘heedful of his father's advice’;

Carefuladjective

with care and dignity;

‘walking at the same measured pace’; ‘with all deliberate speed’;

Carefuladjective

full of cares or anxiety;

‘Thou art careful and troubled about many things’;

Carefuladjective

mindful of the future in spending money;

‘careful with money’;

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Carefuladjective

making sure of avoiding potential danger, mishap, or harm; cautious

‘be careful not to lose her address’; ‘I begged him to be more careful’;

Carefuladjective

anxious to protect (something) from harm or loss; solicitous

‘he was very careful of his reputation’;

Carefuladjective

prudent in the use of something, especially money

‘his mother had always been careful with money’;

Carefuladjective

done with or showing thought and attention

‘a careful consideration of the facts’;

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