[ stoo-dee-uhs, styoo- ]
/ ˈstu di əs, ˈstyu- /
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Origin of studious
OTHER WORDS FROM studious
stu·di·ous·ly, adverbstu·di·ous·ness, nounnon·stu·di·ous, adjectivenon·stu·di·ous·ly, adverb
non·stu·di·ous·ness, nouno·ver·stu·di·ous, adjectiveo·ver·stu·di·ous·ly, adverbo·ver·stu·di·ous·ness, nounpre·stu·di·ous, adjectivepre·stu·di·ous·ly, adverbpre·stu·di·ous·ness, nounpseu·do·stu·di·ous, adjectivepseu·do·stu·di·ous·ly, adverbqua·si-stu·di·ous, adjectivequa·si-stu·di·ous·ly, adverbun·stu·di·ous, adjectiveun·stu·di·ous·ly, adverbun·stu·di·ous·ness, noun
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How to use studious in a sentence
There was an eighteen-year-old girl in this Butte, as I well remember, with the outward savagery tamed out of her by studiousness.I, Mary MacLane|Mary MacLane
His studiousness and tractableness lead to one reward in childhood, though it often costs him dear as a man.How to Analyze People on Sight|Elsie Lincoln Benedict and Ralph Paine Benedict
Evidently smartness and studiousness had nothing to do with it, and Missy felt a pleasurable thrill.Missy|Dana Gatlin
With this studiousness was joined a gaiety and sprightliness that manifested itself in all sorts of fun and mischief.The World's Great Men of Music|Harriette Brower
Her expression was one of studiousness and consideration; yet the face of James Brownrigg was completely blurred in her vision.Sally Bishop|E. Temple Thurston
British Dictionary definitions for studious
/ (ˈstjuːdɪəs) /
given to study
of a serious, thoughtful, and hard-working character
showing deliberation, care, or precision
Derived forms of studiousstudiously, adverbstudiousness, noun
Word Origin for studious
C14: from Latin studiōsus devoted to, from studium assiduity
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