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unstudied

[uhn-stuhd-eed]
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adjective
  1. not studied; not premeditated or labored; natural; unaffected.
  2. not having studied; not possessing knowledge in a specific field; unversed: He is unstudied in law.

Origin of unstudied

Middle English word dating back to 1350–1400; see origin at un-1, studied
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Examples from the Web for unstudied

Historical Examples

  • She was surprised to see him so unstudied, so uncritical, so humorously anecdotal.

    The Coast of Chance

    Esther Chamberlain

  • Carew lacks the dewy freshness, the unstudied grace of Herrick.

  • Raymond, after an instant's surprise, made a response in his unstudied vernacular.

    On the Stairs

    Henry B. Fuller

  • In the unstudied speech, nothing is said about their speech.

    Not Paul, But Jesus

    Jeremy Bentham

  • The atmosphere that surrounds him should be bright with unstudied gaiety.

    Marie Tarnowska

    Annie Vivanti


British Dictionary definitions for unstudied

unstudied

adjective
  1. natural; unaffected
  2. (foll by in) without knowledge or training
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