Definitions for industriousɪnˈdʌs tri əs

This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word industrious

Princeton's WordNet

  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

Wiktionary

  1. industrious(Adjective)

    Hard-working and persistent; worksome.

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

Webster Dictionary

  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.]

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of industrious in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of industrious in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Lito Atienza:

    He is industrious, always ready to serve. That is his character.

  2. Samuel Butler:

    To do great work a man must be very idle as well as very industrious.

  3. Guy Finley:

    Spend everyday casual, but industrious Every moment alert, but relaxed.

  4. Francis Bacon:

    I think we have more machinery of government than is necessary, too many parasites living on the labor of the industrious.

  5. Henry David Thoreau:

    If a man walks in the woods for love of them half of each day, he is in danger of being regarded as a loafer. But if he spends his days as a speculator, shearing off those woods and making the earth bald before her time, he is deemed an industrious and enterprising citizen.

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