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- Given to thought, or to the examination of subjects by contemplation; contemplative.
- Given to study; devoted to the acquisition of knowledge from books
a studious scholar
- (usually followed by an infinitive or by "of") Earnest in endeavors; aiming sedulously; attentive; observant; diligent
be studious to please
She is studious to find new friends and allies
- Planned with study; deliberate; studied.
- Favorable to study; suitable for thought and contemplation
the studious shade
given to study, reading, etc
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