studied [stuhd-eed] SynonymsExamplesWord Origin adjective

  1. marked by or suggestive of conscious effort; not spontaneous or natural; affected: studied simplicity.
  2. carefully deliberated: a studied approval.
  3. learned.

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.

    The U.S. Deserved Its Downgrade

    Stephen L. Carter

    August 10, 2011

  • Historical Examples of well-studied

  • But the other shrugged his shoulders with well-studied indifference.

    “Unto Caesar”

    Baroness Emmuska Orczy

  • The rector had put a number of well-studied careless questions, which failed of their purpose.

    A Mortal Antipathy

    Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr.

  • It is extraordinary what a well-studied position that kneeling to resist cavalry is.

    An Autobiography

    Elizabeth Butler

  • The book contains a series of well-studied and effective illustrations by Mr. Emil Pollak.

    The Farringdons

    Ellen Thorneycroft Fowler

  • A great and difficult question must have a well-studied answer, and not be answered hastily and rashly.

    A Christian Directory (Part 4 of 4)

    Richard Baxter

  • British Dictionary definitions for well-studied studied adjective

    1. carefully practised, designed, or premeditateda studied reply
    2. an archaic word for learned

    Derived Formsstudiedly, adverbstudiedness, noun

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