English Thesaurus

Synonyms of 'industrious'

(adjective) 
Definition
hard-working
She was an industrious and willing worker
Synonyms
hard-working
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diligent
a diligent student
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active
Having an active youngster about the house can be quite wearing.
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busy
He's a very busy man.
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energetic
Two-year-olds can be incredibly energetic.
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tireless
He was a tireless worker for justice.
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laborious
He was gentle and kindly, living a laborious life in his Paris flat.
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assiduous
an assiduous student
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Opposites

Additional synonyms

in the sense of active
Definition
busy and energetic
Having an active youngster about the house can be quite wearing.
Synonyms
on the move,
on the go (informal)
in the sense of assiduous
Definition
hard-working
an assiduous student
Synonyms
hard-working,
persevering,
swotty (British, informal),
unwearied
in the sense of busy
Definition
actively or fully engaged
He's a very busy man.

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