Definition of studious
1 : assiduous in the pursuit of learning
2a : of, relating to, or concerned with study <studious habits>b : favorable to study <a studious environment>
3a : diligent or earnest in intent <made a studious effort>b : marked by or suggesting purposefulness or diligence <a studious expression on his face>c : deliberately or consciously planned <studious avoidance of gender-specific pronouns>
Examples of studious in a sentence
He made a studious effort to obey the rules.
First Known Use of studious
STUDIOUS Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of studious for English Language Learners
: very serious about studying, reading, learning, etc.
: very careful and serious
STUDIOUS Defined for Kids
Definition of studious for Students
: very serious about studying <a studious child>
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