Definitions for industriousɪnˈdʌs tri əs

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  1. hardworking, industrious, tireless, untiring(adj)

    characterized by hard work and perseverance

  2. energetic, gumptious, industrious, up-and-coming(adj)

    working hard to promote an enterprise

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  1. industrious(Adjective)

    Hard-working and persistent; worksome.

    I was very industrious in my effort to learn unicycle riding.

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  1. Industrious(adj)

    given to industry; characterized by diligence; constantly, regularly, or habitually occupied; busy; assiduous; not slothful or idle; -- commonly implying devotion to lawful and useful labor

  2. Industrious(adj)

    steadily and perseveringly active in a particular pursuit or aim; as, he was negligent in business, but industrious in pleasure; an industrious mischief maker

  3. Origin: [L. industrius, industriosus: cf. F. industrieux. See Industry.]


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