Definition of studious in English:


Line breaks: stu¦di|ous
Pronunciation: /ˈstjuːdɪəs




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  • The pitfall of any alcoholic narrator is self pity, and part of Kennedy's triumph in this novel is the way she studiously avoids the trap.
  • I spent the entire time staring studiously at my mobile phone.
  • As shocking as the doctors' relentless abuse of patient trust was the way the medical establishment studiously ignored it.


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  • So we worked our way around Japanese tourists studying maps of Darling Harbour with almost alarming levels of studiousness, and made our way into a shopping centre.
  • The studiousness of this dark-haired Frenchwoman has been rewarded.
  • Later, the Principal of Abigail's school would bear witness to her studiousness, her good discipline, and to her gracious and polite manner.


Middle English: from Latin studiosus, from studium 'painstaking application'.

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