Usage examples for industrious

  1. I have been tolerably industrious and have improved the leisure of camp- life as much as possible. – Old Fritz and the New Era by Louise Muhlbach
  2. They aren't like those industrious Germans; every time you ask them for a little present they come and say, 'Come in, please, there is some work you can do! – Pelle the Conqueror, Vol. 2 by Martin Anderson Nexo
  3. I never saw a more industrious girl than you. – Shirley by Charlotte Brontë