Meaning of studious

stu•di•ous

Pronunciation: (st'dē-us, sty'-), [key]
— adj.
  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.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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