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Adjective studious has 2 senses


studiousa. [L. studious: cf. F. studieux. See Study.].
  •  Given to study; devoted to the acquisition of knowledge from books; as, a studious scholar.  [1913 Webster]
  •  Given to thought, or to the examination of subjects by contemplation; contemplative.  Locke.  [1913 Webster]
  •  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.  [1913 Webster]
    "You that are so studious
    Of my affairs, wholly neglect your own.
    "  [1913 Webster]
  •  Planned with study; deliberate; studied.  [1913 Webster]
    "For the frigid villainy of studious lewdness, . . . with apology can be invented?"  [1913 Webster]
  •  Favorable to study; suitable for thought and contemplation; as, the studious shade.  [1913 Webster]
    "But let my due feet never fail
    To walk the studious cloister's pale.
    "  [1913 Webster]


studious, adj.
1 devoted to or assiduous in study or reading.
2 studied, deliberate, painstaking (with studious care).
3 (foll. by to + infin. or in + verbal noun) showing care or attention.
4 (foll. by of + verbal noun) anxiously desirous.

studiously adv. studiousness n.
ME f. L studiosus (as STUDY)



absorbed, absorbed in, abstruse, academic, advised, aforethought, assiduous, attentive, autodidactic, bookish, buried in, careful, caught up in, civilized, college-bred, collegiate, considered, contemplating, contemplative, cultivated, cultured, deep, designed, devoted, devoted to, devoted to studies, diligent, donnish, dryasdust, educated, encyclopedic, engaged, engrossed, engrossed in, erudite, graduate, immersed in, industrious, intent, intent on, involved, learned, lettered, literate, lost in, mandarin, meditating, meditative, monomaniacal, monopolized, obsessed, occupied, owlish, painstaking, pansophic, pedantic, polyhistoric, polymath, polymathic, postgraduate, premeditated, preoccupied, prepense, professorial, profound, rabbinic, scholarly, scholastic, schoolboyish, schoolgirlish, sedulous, single-minded, sophomoric, studentlike, studied, studying, submerged in, swept up, taken up with, thorough, thought-out, tireless, totally absorbed, undergraduate, wise, wrapped in, wrapped up in




N thought, exercitation of the intellect, exercise of the intellect, intellection, reflection, cogitation, consideration, meditation, study, lucubration, speculation, deliberation, pondering, head work, brain work, cerebration, deep reflection, close study, application, abstract thought, abstraction contemplation, musing, brown study, reverie, Platonism, depth of thought, workings of the mind, thoughts, inmost thoughts, self-counsel self-communing, self- consultation, philosophy of the Absolute, philosophy of the Academy, philosophy of the Garden, philosophy of the lyceum, philosophy of the Porch, association of thought, succession of thought, flow of thought, train of thought, current of thought, association of ideas, succession of ideas, flow of ideas, train of ideas, current of ideas, after thought, mature thought, reconsideration, second thoughts, retrospection, excogitation, examination, invention, thoughtfulness, thinking, thoughtful, pensive, meditative, reflective, museful, wistful, contemplative, speculative, deliberative, studious, sedate, introspective, Platonic, philosophical, lost in thought, deep musing, in the mind, under consideration, all things considered, the mind being on the stretch, the mind turning upon, the head turning upon, the mind running upon, divinely, bent to meditation, en toute chose il faut considerer la fin, fresh- pluckt from bowers of never-failing thought, go speed the stars of Thought, in maiden meditation fancy-free, so sweet is zealous contemplation, the power of thought is the magic of the Mind, those that think must govern those that toil, thought is parent of the deed, thoughts in attitudes imperious, thoughts that breathe and words that burn, vivere est cogitare, Volk der Dichter und Denker.


N learning, acquisition of knowledge &c, acquisition of skill, acquirement, attainment, edification, scholarship, erudition, acquired knowledge, lore, wide information, self-instruction, study, reading, perusal, inquiry, apprenticeship, prenticeship, pupilage, pupilarity, tutelage, novitiate, matriculation, docility, aptitude, studious, scholastic, scholarly, teachable, docile, apt &c, industrious, at one's books, in statu pupillari, a lumber-house of books in every head, ancora imparo!, hold high converse with the mighty dead, lash'd into Latin by the tingling rod.

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