studied

adjective
stud·​ied | \ ˈstə-dēd How to pronounce studied (audio) \

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

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Other Words from studied

studiedly adverb
studiedness noun

Examples of studied in a Sentence

She gave a studied response. He viewed us with a studied indifference.
Recent Examples on the Web The most common and studied method is to reflect sunlight away from Earth using aerosol particles in the atmosphere, but until now, this has been seen as more of a fringe idea. Caroline Delbert, Popular Mechanics, "Bill Gates Will Have to Wait a While to Block the Sun," 12 Apr. 2021 Click4Reg, a supplier of custom license plates, studied vehicle breakdowns by internet searches in the U.S. Christopher Elliott, Forbes, "This Is The Best Car For Your Next Road Trip," 11 Mar. 2021 Hans’s senior, studied art history and is now director of Fondation Custodia, an art museum in Paris. New York Times, "The Woman Who Made van Gogh," 14 Apr. 2021 The more closely studied areas illustrate the harm human activity can cause. NBC News, "Shrinking sea meadows add to carbon emission concerns," 8 Apr. 2021 The most common and studied method is to reflect sunlight away from Earth using aerosol particles in the atmosphere, but until now, this has been seen as more of a fringe idea. Caroline Delbert, Popular Mechanics, "Bill Gates Is Thinking About Dimming the Sun," 26 Mar. 2021 Senior General Min Aung Hlaing, 64, studied law at Myanmar's Yangon University before joining the military in 1974. George Petras, USA Today, "Up close: Coup leader rose to power in all-powerful military," 20 Mar. 2021 The 58-year-old Baszucki grew up in Minnesota and studied computer science and engineering at Stanford University. Aaron Pressman, Fortune, "Roblox CEO’s net worth zooms to $4 billion after company’s hot market debut," 10 Mar. 2021 Fuller compiled numerous proverbs and studied weather lore across many countries through the late 1600s and early 1700s. Tom Sater, CNN, "Here is why March comes in like a lion and goes out like a lamb (usually)," 2 Mar. 2021

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First Known Use of studied

15th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Studied.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/studied. Accessed 9 May. 2021.

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studied

adjective

English Language Learners Definition of studied

: carefully thought out or prepared
: done deliberately

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