Definition from Wiktionary, the free dictionary
Jump to: navigation, search



Latin studiōsus. First recorded in English circa 1350.



studious ‎(comparative more studious, superlative most studious)

  1. Given to thought, or to the examination of subjects by contemplation; contemplative.
  2. Given to study; devoted to the acquisition of knowledge from books; as, a studious scholar.
  3. 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.
  4. Planned with study; deliberate; studied.
  5. Favorable to study; suitable for thought and contemplation; as, the studious shade.


The translations below need to be checked and inserted above into the appropriate translation tables, removing any numbers. Numbers do not necessarily match those in definitions. See instructions at Help:How to check translations.

See also[edit]