Pronunciation: (dil'i-juns),[key] —n. 1. constant and earnest effort to accomplish what is undertaken; persistent exertion of body or mind.
2. Law.the degree of care and caution required by the circumstances of a person.
3. Obs.care; caution.
Pronunciation: (dil'i-juns; Fr. dē-lē-zhäns'),[key] —n., —pl.-gen•cesPronunciation: (-jun-siz; Fr. -zhäns').[key] a public stagecoach, esp. as formerly used in France.