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 Dictionary entry overview: What does industrious mean? 

INDUSTRIOUS (adjective)
  The adjective INDUSTRIOUS has 2 senses:

1. characterized by hard work and perseverance
2. working hard to promote an enterprise

  Familiarity information: INDUSTRIOUS used as an adjective is rare.

 Dictionary entry details 

INDUSTRIOUS (adjective)

Sense 1industrious [BACK TO TOP]


Characterized by hard work and perseverance


hardworking; industrious; untiring; tireless


diligent (characterized by care and perseverance in carrying out tasks)

Sense 2industrious [BACK TO TOP]


Working hard to promote an enterprise


gumptious; up-and-coming; energetic; industrious


enterprising (marked by imagination, initiative, and readiness to undertake new projects)

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