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Definition of Industrious


  1. Given to industry; characterized by diligence; constantly, regularly, or habitually occupied; busy; assiduous; not slothful or idle; -- commonly implying devotion to lawful and useful labor.
  2. Steadily and perseveringly active in a particular pursuit or aim; as, he was negligent in business, but industrious in pleasure; an industrious mischief maker.
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Industrious Translations

industrious in Danish is flittig
industrious in Dutch is naarstig, vlijtig, nijver, ijverig
industrious in Finnish is ahkera
industrious in Italian is valente, diligente
industrious in Latin is industrius
industrious in Norwegian is flittig
industrious in Portuguese is aplicado
industrious in Spanish is industrioso, valiente, afanoso
industrious in Swedish is flitig, idog