un·​stud·​ied | \ ˌən-ˈstə-dēd How to pronounce unstudied (audio) \

Definition of unstudied

: not studied: such as
a : not acquired by study
b : not forced : not done or planned for effect

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Examples of unstudied in a Sentence

She moved with an unstudied grace. has an unstudied effervescence that is rare in show business

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Hadid styled the outfit with her usual unstudied flair, throwing on modish ankle boots, chunky rings, and oversize hoop earrings. Madeline Fass, Vogue, "Bella Hadid Brings Back This Cozy Street Style Favorite for Fall," 9 Oct. 2018 That’s because, for all its testosterone rage, the band violated the notion that to be male is to be steady, unstudied, and tough. Spencer Kornhaber, The Atlantic, "What Linkin Park Gave to Pop Music," 25 June 2018 Like Marley, Rihanna is possessed of an unstudied yet wholly electrifying sense of cool. Chioma Nnadi, Vogue, "Rihanna on Body Image, Turning 30, and Staying Real—No Matter What," 3 May 2018 But grasses growing far beneath the waves often go unstudied compared to those closer to shore. Chris Stirewalt, Fox News, "Michael Cohen ≠ Scooter Libby," 13 Apr. 2018 These cut-paper profiles are a centuries-old art form but relatively unstudied. Anita Gates, New York Times, "From 12th Century B.C. to 2017, Art in Startling Variety," 7 Mar. 2018 Such a setting was well suited to the Perlmans’ duality of intellectual precocity and unstudied ease. Vanessa Lawrence, ELLE Decor, "Tour The 17th-Century Italian Villa In Director Luca Guadagnino’s 'Call Me By Your Name'," 7 Nov. 2017 The camerawork feels free and improvisational, but never thoughtless and unstudied. Daniel Fienberg, The Hollywood Reporter, "'Minding the Gap': Film Review | Sundance 2018," 23 Jan. 2018 Last night, the actress elevated her rumpled waves with thoughtful—and playful—additions that proved insouciance is an attitude, not simply an unstudied aesthetic ease. Calin Van Paris, Vogue, "Marion Cotillard Takes Femme Fatale Blonde to a Bold New Place in Paris," 16 Jan. 2018

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First Known Use of unstudied

14th century, in the meaning defined above

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English Language Learners Definition of unstudied

: not planned or done in a deliberate way : sincere and natural
: not studied by scientists before

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