- marked by or suggestive of conscious effort; not spontaneous or natural; affected: studied simplicity.
- carefully deliberated: a studied approval.
Origin of studied
1, 2. See elaborate.
SynonymsSee more synonyms for studied on Thesaurus.com
1. deliberate. 1, 2. considered.
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Examples from the Web for well-studied
Yet just a handful of well-studied changes would sweep away most of the future deficits.The U.S. Deserved Its Downgrade
Stephen L. Carter
August 10, 2011
But the other shrugged his shoulders with well-studied indifference."Unto Caesar"
Baroness Emmuska Orczy
The rector had put a number of well-studied careless questions, which failed of their purpose.A Mortal Antipathy
Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr.
It is extraordinary what a well-studied position that kneeling to resist cavalry is.An Autobiography
The book contains a series of well-studied and effective illustrations by Mr. Emil Pollak.The Farringdons
Ellen Thorneycroft Fowler
A great and difficult question must have a well-studied answer, and not be answered hastily and rashly.A Christian Directory (Part 4 of 4)
- carefully practised, designed, or premeditateda studied reply
- an archaic word for learned
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