Industrious meaning

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The definition of industrious is someone who is hardworking, dedicated and a problem solver.

An example of industrious is an employee who works hard and comes up with creative ideas.

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Characterized by earnest, steady effort; hardworking; diligent.
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Energetic in application to work or study.
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Skillful or clever.
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Skillful; clever.
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Hard-working and persistent; worksome.

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

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Origin of industrious

  • From Middle French industrieux, from Late Latin industriosus (“diligent, active, industrious”), from Latin industria (“diligence, industry”); see industry.
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