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Latin studiōsus. First recorded in English circa 1350.
studious (comparative more studious, superlative most studious)
- Given to thought, or to the examination of subjects by contemplation; contemplative.
- Dedicated to study; devoted to the acquisition of knowledge from books
- a studious scholar
- (usually followed by an infinitive or by "of") Earnest in endeavors; attentive; 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 thought, contemplation, etc
given to study, reading, etc
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