Characterized by steady attention and effort
He said she was very industrious and happy.
His clear mind and industrious habits drew him to questions of finance.
They have the reputation of being neither industrious nor intelligent.
Hardy, simple and industrious, fond of music, kind-hearted, and with a strangely artistic taste in dress, these people possess in a wonderful degree the secret of cheerful contentment.
service of the East India company and sailed for Fort St David; here he showed himself very industrious, made the acquaintance of Robert Clive and rose rapidly from one position to another.