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Definitions for studious
ˈstu di əs, ˈstyu-stu·dious

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word studious.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. studious(adj)

    marked by care and effort

    "made a studious attempt to fix the television set"

  2. bookish, studious(adj)

    characterized by diligent study and fondness for reading

    "a bookish farmer who always had a book in his pocket"; "a quiet studious child"

Wiktionary

  1. studious(Adjective)

    Given to thought, or to the examination of subjects by contemplation; contemplative.

    Etymology: studiosus. First recorded in English circa 1350.

  2. studious(Adjective)

    Given to study; devoted to the acquisition of knowledge from books; as, a studious scholar.

    Etymology: studiosus. First recorded in English circa 1350.

  3. studious(Adjective)

    Earnest in endeavors; aiming sedulously; attentive; observant; diligent; -- usually followed by an infinitive or by of; as, be studious to please; studious to find new friends and allies.

    Etymology: studiosus. First recorded in English circa 1350.

  4. studious(Adjective)

    Planned with study; deliberate; studied.

    Etymology: studiosus. First recorded in English circa 1350.

  5. studious(Adjective)

    Favorable to study; suitable for thought and contemplation; as, the studious shade.

    Etymology: studiosus. First recorded in English circa 1350.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Studious(adj)

    given to study; devoted to the acquisition of knowledge from books; as, a studious scholar

    Etymology: [L. studious: cf. F. studieux. See Study.]

  2. Studious(adj)

    given to thought, or to the examination of subjects by contemplation; contemplative

    Etymology: [L. studious: cf. F. studieux. See Study.]

  3. Studious(adj)

    earnest in endeavors; aiming sedulously; attentive; observant; diligent; -- usually followed by an infinitive or by of; as, be studious to please; studious to find new friends and allies

    Etymology: [L. studious: cf. F. studieux. See Study.]

  4. Studious(adj)

    planned with study; deliberate; studied

    Etymology: [L. studious: cf. F. studieux. See Study.]

  5. Studious(adj)

    favorable to study; suitable for thought and contemplation; as, the studious shade

    Etymology: [L. studious: cf. F. studieux. See Study.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Studious

    stū′di-us, adj. given to study: thoughtful: diligent: careful (with of): studied: deliberately planned: favourable for study or meditation.—adv. Stū′diously.—n. Stū′diousness.

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of studious in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of studious in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Examples of studious in a Sentence

  1. William Penn:

    Some are so very studious of learning what was done by the ancients that they know not how to live with the moderns.

  2. Montaigne:

    Books are pleasant, but if by being over-studious we impair our health and spoil our good humour, two of the best things we have, let us give it over. I, for my part, am one of those who think no fruit derived from them can recompense so great a loss.

  3. Midge Dector:

    Ideas are powerful things, requiring not a studious contemplation but an action, even if it is only an inner action.

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