◄ Studious ►

1. (a.) Devoted to the acquisition of knowledge; as, a studious scholar\.

2. (a.) Given to thought, or to the examination of subjects by contemplation; contemplative.

3. (a.) 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.

4. (a.) Planned with study; deliberate; studied.

5. (a.) Favorable to study; suitable for thought and contemplation; as, the studious shade.

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