Origin of studious
Related Wordsindustrious, diligent, bookish, earnest, thoughtful, contemplative, reflective, academic, assiduous, bookworm, busy, careful, eager, intellectual, learned, lettered, meditative, sedulous, serious, well-informed
Examples from the Web for studious
But my goodness, even the air around Oxford University is studious.Biking With the Bard
December 28, 2014
The most studious of mixologists have learned and studied technologies to help them make better cocktails.How Much Do You Tip A Robot Bartender?
October 25, 2014
Although she was a studious girl, her final exams were disappointing and she failed to gain a university place on her first try.The Bride of ISIS Revealed
September 3, 2014
As for the Sawyer interview, the ABC World News anchor was strong and studious and technically delivered the goods, question-wise.Hillary Clinton’s Network Massage
June 10, 2014
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
April 1, 2013
He was, to the eyes of men, studious and holy as an anchorite.
They have nothing suggestive of the studious chamber and the midnight lamp.The Letters of Robert Burns
Besides, his legs were heavy, and he had the quiet nature of a studious lad.His Masterpiece
The learned and the studious of thought have no monopoly of wisdom.Essays, First Series
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Yet he was seen to be not only a studious man, but a melancholy one.The Manxman
- given to study
- of a serious, thoughtful, and hard-working character
- showing deliberation, care, or precision
Word Origin and History for studious
mid-14c. (implied in studiously), from Latin studiosus, from studium (see study). Related: Studiousness.