studied

  • 1Studied — Stud ied, a. 1. Closely examined; read with diligence and attention; made the subject of study; well considered; as, a studied lesson. [1913 Webster] 2. Well versed in any branch of learning; qualified by study; learned; as, a man well studied in …

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  • 2studied — [stud′ēd] adj. 1. prepared or planned by careful study [a studied reply] 2. deliberate; premeditated [in studied disarray] 3. Now Rare learned; well informed studiedly adv. studiedness n …

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  • 3studied — index aforethought, deliberate, elaborate, intentional, literate, nonchalant, premeditated, purposeful, t …

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  • 4studied — *deliberate, considered, advised, premeditated, designed Analogous words: *thoughtful, considerate, attentive: intentional, *voluntary, willing, willful Contrasted words: *spontaneous, impulsive, instinctive …

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  • 5studied — [adj] intentional advised, affected, aforethought, calculated, conscious, considered, deliberate, designed, examined, gone into, investigated, planned, plotted, premeditated, prepared, prepense, purposeful, reviewed, studious, thought about,… …

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  • 6studied — adjective Date: 15th century 1. carefully considered or prepared ; thoughtful < a studied response > 2. knowledgeable, learned < studied in the craft of blacksmithing > 3. produced or marked by conscious design or premeditation ; calculated …

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  • 7Studied — Study Stud y, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Studied}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Studying}.] [OE. studien, OF. estudier, F. [ e]tudier. See {Study}, n.] 1. To fix the mind closely upon a subject; to dwell upon anything in thought; to muse; to ponder. Chaucer. [1913 …

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  • 8studied — studiedly, adv. studiedness, n. /stud eed/, adj. 1. marked by or suggestive of conscious effort; not spontaneous or natural; affected: studied simplicity. 2. carefully deliberated: a studied approval. 3. learned. [1520 30; STUDY + ED2] Syn. 1.&#8230; …

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  • 9studied — stud|ied [ˈstʌdid] adj a studied way of behaving is deliberate and often not sincere, because it has been planned carefully ▪ She spoke with studied politeness …

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  • 10studied — stud|ied [ stʌdid ] adjective studied behavior is planned and deliberate, so that it often seems false: studied calm/indifference …

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  • 11studied — [[t]stʌ̱did[/t]] ADJ: ADJ n A studied action is deliberate or planned. → See also study We both have an interesting 10 days coming up, said Alex Ferguson with studied understatement. Ant: unstudied …

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  • 12studied — adjective a studied way of behaving is deliberate and often insincere because you have planned your behaviour carefully: She spoke with studied politeness …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 13studied — UK [ˈstʌdɪd] / US adjective studied behaviour is planned and deliberate, so that it often seems false studied calm/indifference …

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  • 14studied — stud•ied [[t]ˈstʌd id[/t]] adj. 1) marked by conscious effort; not spontaneous: studied simplicity[/ex] 2) carefully deliberated: a studied approval[/ex] 3) learned • Etymology: 1520–30 stud′ied•ly, adv. stud′ied•ness, n …

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  • 15studied — adjective produced or marked by conscious design or premeditation a studied smile a note of biting irony and studied insult V.L.Parrington • Ant: ↑unstudied • See Also: ↑affected, ↑unnatural …

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  • 16studied — adj. Studied is used with these nouns: ↑indifference …

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  • 17studied — adjective the words were said with studied politeness Syn: deliberate, careful, considered, conscious, calculated, intentional; affected, forced, strained, artificial …

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  • 18studied — /ˈstʌdid / (say studeed) adjective 1. marked by or suggestive of effort, rather than spontaneous or natural: studied simplicity. 2. carefully considered. 3. Obsolete erudite or learned. {stud(y) + i 2 + ed2} –studiedly, adverb –studiedness …

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  • 19studied — Synonyms and related words: Gongoresque, Gongoristic, Marinistic, advised, affected, aforethought, aimed, aimed at, artificial, calculated, conscious, considered, contemplated, contrived, deliberate, deliberated, designed, elaborate, elaborated,&#8230; …

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  • 20studied — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) adj. deliberate, careful. See care, intention. II (Roget s IV) modif. 1. [Deliberate] Syn. plotted, prepared, premeditated; see deliberate 1 , planned . 2. [Investigated] Syn. thought about, thought&#8230; …

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