quasi studious

studious

[stoo-dee-uhs, styoo-]
adjective
1.
disposed or given to diligent study: a studious boy.
2.
concerned with, characterized by, or pertaining to study: studious tastes.
3.
zealous, assiduous, or painstaking: studious care.
4.
carefully planned or maintained; studied: a studious program to maintain peace.
5.
devoted to or favorable for study.

Origin:
1350–1400; Middle English < Latin studiōsus, equivalent to studi(um) (see study) + -ōsus -ous

studiously, adverb
studiousness, noun
nonstudious, adjective
nonstudiously, adverb
nonstudiousness, noun
overstudious, adjective
overstudiously, adverb
overstudiousness, noun
prestudious, adjective
prestudiously, adverb
prestudiousness, noun
pseudostudious, adjective
pseudostudiously, adverb
quasi-studious, adjective
quasi-studiously, adverb
unstudious, adjective
unstudiously, adverb
unstudiousness, noun
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studious (ˈstjuːdɪəs)
 
adj
1.  given to study
2.  of a serious, thoughtful, and hard-working character
3.  showing deliberation, care, or precision
 
[C14: from Latin studiōsus devoted to, from studium assiduity]
 
'studiously
 
adv
 
'studiousness
 
n

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