industrious

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

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industrious (comparative more industrious, superlative most industrious)

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

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