studied

adjective stud·ied \ ˈstə-dēd \

Definition of studied

1 : carefully considered or prepared : thoughtful
  • a studied response
2 : knowledgeable, learned
  • studied in the craft of blacksmithing
3 : produced or marked by conscious design or premeditation : calculated
  • studied indifference
  • spoke with a studied accent

studiedly

adverb

studiedness

noun

Examples of studied in a Sentence

  1. She gave a studied response.

  2. He viewed us with a studied indifference.

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First Known Use of studied

15th century

in the meaning defined at sense 1

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Definition of studied for English Language Learners

  • : carefully thought out or prepared

  • : done deliberately



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