industriousness


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in·dus·tri·ous

 (ĭn-dŭs′trē-əs)
adj.
1. Energetic in application to work or study. See Synonyms at diligent.
2. Obsolete Skillful; clever.

in·dus′tri·ous·ly adv.
in·dus′tri·ous·ness n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.industriousness - persevering determination to perform a task; "his diligence won him quick promotions"; "frugality and industry are still regarded as virtues"
determination, purpose - the quality of being determined to do or achieve something; firmness of purpose; "his determination showed in his every movement"; "he is a man of purpose"
assiduity, assiduousness, concentration - great and constant diligence and attention
sedulity, sedulousness - the quality of being constantly diligent and attentive
studiousness - diligent study

industriousness

noun
Steady attention and effort, as to one's occupation:
Translations

industriousness

[ɪnˈdʌstrɪəsnɪs] N [of worker] → laboriosidad f; [of student] → aplicación f, diligencia f

industriousness

nArbeitsamkeit f, → Fleiß m

industriousness

[ɪnˈdʌstrɪəsnɪs] ndiligenza, zelo
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