: constantly, regularly, or habitually active or occupied : diligent <an industrious worker>
— in·dus·tri·ous·ly adverb
— in·dus·tri·ous·ness noun
Examples of INDUSTRIOUS
- He is an industrious worker.
- <an industrious worker who never seems to sleep>
First Known Use of INDUSTRIOUS
Related to INDUSTRIOUS
- active, assiduous, bustling, diligent, employed, engaged, hopping, busy, laborious, occupied, sedulous, tied-up, working
- idle, inactive, unbusy, unemployed, unoccupied
See Synonym Discussion at busy
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