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(Stud"ied*ly) adv. In a studied manner.

(Stud"i*er) n. A student. [R.] W. Irving.

Lipsius was a great studier of the stoical philosophy.

(Stu"di*o) n.; pl. Studios [It. studio, properly, study. See Study.] The working room of an artist.

(Stu"di*ous) a. [L. studious: cf. F. studieux. See Study.]

1. Given to study; devoted to the acquisition of knowledge from books; as, a studious scholar.

2. Given to thought, or to the examination of subjects by contemplation; contemplative. Locke.

3. Earnest in endeavors; aiming sedulously; attentive; observant; diligent; — usually followed by an infinitive or by of; as, be studious to please; studious to find new friends and allies.

You that are so studious
Of my affairs, wholly neglect your own.

4. Planned with study; deliberate; studied.

For the frigid villainy of studious lewdness, . . . with apology can be invented?

5. Favorable to study; suitable for thought and contemplation; as, the studious shade. [Poetic]

But let my due feet never fail
To walk the studious cloister's pale.

Stu"di*ous*ly, adv.Stu"di*ous*ness, n.

(Stud"y) n.; pl. Studies [OE. studie, L. studium, akin to studere to study; possibly akin to Gr. haste, zeal, to hasten; cf. OF. estudie, estude, F. étude. Cf. Etude, Student, Studio, Study, v. i.]

1. A setting of the mind or thoughts upon a subject; hence, application of mind to books, arts, or science, or to any subject, for the purpose of acquiring knowledge.

Hammond . . . spent thirteen hours of the day in study.
Bp. Fell.

Study gives strength to the mind; conversation, grace.
Sir W. Temple.

2. Mental occupation; absorbed or thoughtful attention; meditation; contemplation.

Just men they seemed, and all their study bent
To worship God aright, and know his works.

3. Any particular branch of learning that is studied; any object of attentive consideration.

The Holy Scriptures, especially the New Testament, are her daily study.

The proper study of mankind is man.

4. A building or apartment devoted to study or to literary work. "His cheery little study." Hawthorne.

5. (Fine Arts) A representation or rendering of any object or scene intended, not for exhibition as an original work of art, but for the information, instruction, or assistance of the maker; as, a study of heads or of hands for a figure picture.

6. (Mus.) A piece for special practice. See Etude.

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