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’|Drew Smith|October 31, 2013|DAILY BEAST
He never came out against the troop surge of 2007 and 2008, but he also studiously avoided talking much about it.
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|Robin Givhan|March 4, 2012|DAILY BEAST
If you're worried about being poor, you'll studiously avoid them.
But Schumer and his staff have studiously avoided further comment.
But—unfortunately, it suggested to Margot what I have studiously kept from her.A Daughter of the Forest|Evelyn Raymond
And why, before that, had he been so studiously reticent as to her affairs?Miss Mackenzie|Anthony Trollope
She didn't see clearly how she was to marry him unless he asked her, and he had studiously avoided her since the foreclosure.Lucy Maud Montgomery Short Stories, 1904|Lucy Maud Montgomery
He studiously avoided all writing upon the subject, and as far as possible all conversation.
At this station he studiously mastered his drill and prepared himself for the permanent appointment which was promised him.John Nicholson|R. E. Cholmeley