industrious definition

  • adjective:
    • Assiduous in work or research; diligent. See Synonyms at hectic.
    • Obsolete Skillful; smart.
    • Hard-working and persistent; worksome.
    • Given to industry; characterized by diligence; constantly, regularly, or constantly busy; hectic; assiduous; not slothful or idle; -- generally implying commitment to lawful and of use labor.
    • Steadily and perseveringly energetic in a certain pursuit or aim
    • working hard to market an enterprise
    • characterized by efforts and persistence
  • others:
    • directed at industry; acting or dealing with diligence; sedulous: since, you industrious in business.
    • Marked by industry; done with or characterized by diligence; busily pursued, done, or utilized: as, an industrious life; industrious researches.
    • Expert; smart; shrewd.
    • Synonyms Industrious, Industrial; busy, laborious, energetic, hard-working, sedulous. Industrious, getting the activity or perhaps the ethical top-notch business; commercial, associated with the use of industry to manufactures: since, the industrious ant; manufacturing statistics.

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