Origin of studious
Examples from the Web for studiously
All of these things I have studiously avoided, perhaps at the cost of my own pleasure and the appearance of fuddy-duddiness.Famous for Not Being Famous: Enough About ‘Stoner’
October 31, 2013
He never came out against the troop surge of 2007 and 2008, but he also studiously avoided talking much about it.Romney’s Foreign-Policy Team: Anyone Home?
July 2, 2012
He subtly dipped into the social currents that designers in New York studiously avoided.Paris Fall 2012 Fashion Week: Haider Ackermann, Lanvin, and Comme des Garçons
March 4, 2012
If you're worried about being poor, you'll studiously avoid them.Answering a Murray Defender
February 8, 2012
But Schumer and his staff have studiously avoided further comment.Will Weiner's Mentor Abandon Him?
June 10, 2011
Avoid then, studiously avoid, whatever leads to the way of death.Female Scripture Biographies, Vol. II
Francis Augustus Cox
He prepared his effects as studiously and almost as dexterously as Dumas himself.Views and Reviews
William Ernest Henley
He studiously prevented any other individual from becoming the Petronius of the circle.The Young Duke
And why, before that, had he been so studiously reticent as to her affairs?Miss Mackenzie
Arrangements to this effect had been studiously made by myself.The Fixed Period
- given to study
- of a serious, thoughtful, and hard-working character
- showing deliberation, care, or precision
Word Origin and History for studiously
mid-14c. (implied in studiously), from Latin studiosus, from studium (see study). Related: Studiousness.