industriousness
noun see industrious

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • industriousness — in*dus tri*ous*ness n. persevering application; habitual and diligent occupation with productive activity. Syn: diligence, industry. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • industriousness — index diligence (perseverance) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • industriousness — industrious in‧dus‧tri‧ous [ɪnˈdʌstriəs] adjective always working very hard: • Mexico has an industrious labour force and enormous natural resources. industriousness noun [uncountable] : • Hong Kong workers are known for their industriousness …   Financial and business terms

  • industriousness — industrious ► ADJECTIVE ▪ diligent and hard working. DERIVATIVES industriously adverb industriousness noun …   English terms dictionary

  • Industriousness — Industrious In*dus tri*ous, a. [L. industrius, industriosus: cf. F. industrieux. See {Industry}.] [1913 Webster] 1. Given to industry; characterized by diligence; constantly, regularly, or habitually occupied; busy; assiduous; not slothful or… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • industriousness — See industriously. * * * …   Universalium

  • industriousness — noun The quality of being industrious; diligence …   Wiktionary

  • industriousness — (Roget s Thesaurus II) noun Steady attention and effort, as to one s occupation: application, assiduity, assiduousness, diligence, industry, sedulousness. See INDUSTRIOUS …   English dictionary for students

  • industriousness — n. diligence, perseverance, persistence …   English contemporary dictionary

  • industriousness — in·dus·tri·ous·ness …   English syllables

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