disposed or given to diligent study
: a studious boy.
concerned with, characterized by, or pertaining to study
: studious tastes.
zealous, assiduous, or painstaking: studious care.
carefully planned or maintained; studied
: a studious program to maintain peace.
devoted to or favorable for study
Origin: 1350–1400; Middle English Related forms
< Latin studiōsus,
equivalent to studi
) (see study
) + -ōsus -ous