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- simple past tense and past participle of study
- Practiced; self-conscious; careful.
She gave a studied reply.
1922, Ben Travers, chapter 1, in A Cuckoo in the Nest:
- He read the letter aloud. Sophia listened with the studied air of one for whom, even in these days, a title possessed some surreptitious allurement.