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See definition of hard-working on Dictionary.com
  • as inactive
  • as inpainstaking
  • as insedulous
  • as instudious
  • as intireless
  • as inunwearied
  • as inweariless

synonyms for hard-working

  • aggressive
  • alive
  • bold
  • busy
  • determined
  • diligent
  • dynamic
  • eager
  • energetic
  • engaged
  • enthusiastic
  • forceful
  • intense
  • keen
  • lively
  • quick
  • ready
  • resolute
  • alert
  • daring
  • fireball
  • jumping
  • pushing
  • rapid
  • sharp
  • whiz
  • agile
  • animated
  • assiduous
  • brisk
  • bustling
  • chipper
  • dashing
  • dexterous
  • enlivened
  • enterprising
  • eventful
  • forcible
  • fresh
  • frisky
  • high-spirited
  • hyper
  • industrious
  • inventive
  • nimble
  • on the move
  • perky
  • persevering
  • purposeful
  • sprightly
  • spry
  • zealous
  • bookish
  • contemplative
  • diligent
  • earnest
  • industrious
  • reflective
  • thoughtful
  • academic
  • assiduous
  • bookworm
  • busy
  • careful
  • eager
  • intellectual
  • learned
  • lettered
  • meditative
  • sedulous
  • serious
  • well-informed
  • well-read

antonyms for hard-working

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  • afraid
  • apathetic
  • calm
  • cowardly
  • disinterested
  • dispirited
  • dull
  • idle
  • ignorant
  • inactive
  • indifferent
  • irresolute
  • lazy
  • lethargic
  • lifeless
  • meek
  • quiet
  • slow
  • sluggish
  • stupid
  • uneducated
  • unenthusiastic
  • weak
  • abeyant
  • dormant
  • immobile
  • inert
  • quiescent
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        How to use hard-working in a sentence

        He thought they were now in touch with our troops at "X" but that they had been through some hard fighting to get there.
        GALLIPOLI DIARY, VOLUME IIAN HAMILTON
        However this be, it is hard to say that these fibs have that clear intention to deceive which constitutes a complete lie.
        CHILDREN'S WAYSJAMES SULLY
        And it would be hard indeed, if so remote a prince's notions of virtue and vice were to be offered as a standard for all mankind.
        GULLIVER'S TRAVELSJONATHAN SWIFT
        Even if poverty were gone, the flail could still beat hard enough upon the grain and chaff of humanity.
        THE UNSOLVED RIDDLE OF SOCIAL JUSTICESTEPHEN LEACOCK
        Beginning with single twigs and working over them patiently she at length painted whole trees, and later animals.
        WOMEN IN THE FINE ARTS, FROM THE SEVENTH CENTURY B.C. TO THE TWENTIETH CENTURY A.D.CLARA ERSKINE CLEMENT
        "I congratulate you on your engagement," he said at last, looking up with a face that seemed to Bernard hard and unnatural.
        CONFIDENCEHENRY JAMES
        Here there was a scuffling sound in the basket, and the Roc rapped on the cover with her hard beak, and cried, "Hush!"
        DAVY AND THE GOBLINCHARLES E. CARRYL
        One whist table only is at work; General Pepper and three old hands of the same kidney are hard at it.
        THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME I (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
        Young Lamb's big cigar has been out long ago; but he pulls hard at it, wholly unaware of the fact.
        THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME I (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
        Not only have its fundamental principles been fully vindicated but in most details the working of the measure has been successful.
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        WORDS RELATED TO HARD-WORKING

        • academic
        • assiduous
        • bookish
        • bookworm
        • busy
        • careful
        • contemplative
        • diligent
        • eager
        • earnest
        • hard-working
        • industrious
        • intellectual
        • learned
        • lettered
        • meditative
        • reflective
        • sedulous
        • serious
        • thoughtful
        • well-informed
        • well-read
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