Origin of studious
Examples from the Web for studious
But my goodness, even the air around Oxford University is studious.
The most studious of mixologists have learned and studied technologies to help them make better cocktails.
Although she was a studious girl, her final exams were disappointing and she failed to gain a university place on her first try.
As for the Sawyer interview, the ABC World News anchor was strong and studious and technically delivered the goods, question-wise.
The actress religiously avoided reading news coverage as she engaged in her studious, deliberate decision-making process.How Kentucky Democrats Duped the MSM and Helped Elbow Out Ashley Judd|Jonathan Miller|April 1, 2013|DAILY BEAST
He was studious of serving his country to the very last, and the sorrow of the people seemed equal to his assiduity.Pinnock's Improved Edition of Dr. Goldsmith's History of Rome|Oliver Goldsmith
He was a sober, clear-headed, studious and somewhat taciturn boy, quick to perceive and prompt to act.Memoirs of Orange Jacobs|Orange Jacobs
To the studious and delicate of both sexes, this is absolutely necessary to preserve the health and vigour of the body.
The studious young citizens read the "criticism" and the "essay" with the most praiseworthy avidity.
He rose and met her in the hall, whence he could still keep his eye on McVay's studious figure in the library.The Burglar and the Blizzard|Alice Duer Miller
British Dictionary definitions for studious
Word Origin for studious
Word Origin and History for studious
mid-14c. (implied in studiously), from Latin studiosus, from studium (see study). Related: Studiousness.