AskDefine | Define industrious

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industrious adj
1 characterized by hard work and perseverance [syn: hardworking, tireless, untiring]
2 working hard to promote an enterprise [syn: energetic, gumptious, up-and-coming]

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  1. Hard-working and persistent.
    I was very industrious in my effort to learn unicycle riding.


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