adjective \ˈstə-dēd\

: carefully thought out or prepared

: done deliberately

Full Definition of STUDIED

:  carefully considered or prepared :  thoughtful <a studied response>
:  knowledgeable, learned <studied in the craft of blacksmithing>
:  produced or marked by conscious design or premeditation :  calculated <studied indifference> <spoke with a studied accent>
stud·ied·ly adverb
stud·ied·ness noun

Examples of STUDIED

  1. She gave a studied response.
  2. He viewed us with a studied indifference.

First Known Use of STUDIED

15th century


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