Definition of studied in English:


Line breaks: stud|ied
Pronunciation: /ˈstʌdid


(Of a quality or result) achieved or maintained by careful and deliberate effort: he treated them with studied politeness
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  • This book's similar mixture of the raw and the studied gives it a surprising force.
  • The outcome of fluorosis was the most studied of all the adverse effects considered.
  • They bear the traces of the studio sitting in their fixed stance and studied expressions.
deliberate, careful, thoughtful, considered, conscious, calculated, intentional, volitional, designed, mannered, measured, studious, knowing, purposeful;
guarded, contrived, affected, forced, strained, laboured, feigned, artificial, overworked, overdone, self-conscious



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  • A book or a studiedly blank expression will help.
  • And as the president, his rhetoric has been studiedly non-inflammatory.
  • The book is enriched by a deeply informative, yet studiedly non-polemical, introduction by the editor.


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  • The splendid portrait photographs have the chiaroscuro clarity as well as the mannered studiedness of Beaton works.
  • His art is amazing on a lot of levels, but there's a dry studiedness about it that keeps me from totally embracing it.
  • As always in Visconti, a certain studiedness in the artistic effects causes us to keep the film at a distance, to distrust it.

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