studied [stuhd-eed] SynonymsExamplesWord Origin adjective
- marked by or suggestive of conscious effort; not spontaneous or natural; affected: studied simplicity.
- carefully deliberated: a studied approval.
Origin of studied First recorded in 1520–30; study + -ed2 Related formsstud·ied·ly, adverbstud·ied·ness, nounnon·stud·ied, adjectivewell-stud·ied, adjectiveSynonym study 1, 2. See elaborate.Synonyms for studied 1. deliberate. 1, 2. considered. Examples from the Web for well-studied Contemporary Examples of well-studied
Yet just a handful of well-studied changes would sweep away most of the future deficits.
Stephen L. Carter
August 10, 2011
Historical Examples of well-studied
But the other shrugged his shoulders with well-studied indifference.
Baroness Emmuska Orczy
The rector had put a number of well-studied careless questions, which failed of their purpose.
Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr.
It is extraordinary what a well-studied position that kneeling to resist cavalry is.
The book contains a series of well-studied and effective illustrations by Mr. Emil Pollak.
Ellen Thorneycroft Fowler
A great and difficult question must have a well-studied answer, and not be answered hastily and rashly.
British Dictionary definitions for well-studied studied adjective
- carefully practised, designed, or premeditateda studied reply
- an archaic word for learned
Derived Formsstudiedly, adverbstudiedness, noun