marked by care and effort
"made a studious attempt to fix the television set"
characterized by diligent study and fondness for reading
"a bookish farmer who always had a book in his pocket"; "a quiet studious child"
Given to thought, or to the examination of subjects by contemplation; contemplative.
Given to study; devoted to the acquisition of knowledge from books; as, a studious scholar.
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.
Planned with study; deliberate; studied.
Favorable to study; suitable for thought and contemplation; as, the studious shade.
Origin: studiosus. First recorded in English circa 1350.
given to study; devoted to the acquisition of knowledge from books; as, a studious scholar
given to thought, or to the examination of subjects by contemplation; contemplative
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
planned with study; deliberate; studied
favorable to study; suitable for thought and contemplation; as, the studious shade
Origin: [L. studious: cf. F. studieux. See Study.]
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
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.
The numerical value of studious in Chaldean Numerology is: 7
The numerical value of studious in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2
Examples of studious in a Sentence
Ideas are powerful things, requiring not a studious contemplation but an action, even if it is only an inner action.
Some are so very studious of learning what was done by the ancients that they know not how to live with the moderns.
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.
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