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Adjective: studied  stú-deed
  1. Produced or marked by conscious design or premeditation
    "a studied smile"; "a note of biting irony and studied insult"
Verb: study  stú-dee
  1. Be a student; follow a course of study; be enrolled at an institute of learning
     
  2. Consider in detail and subject to an analysis in order to discover essential features or meaning
    "study a sonnet by Shakespeare";
    - analyze [N. Amer], analyse [Brit, Cdn], examine, canvass, canvas
     
  3. Give careful consideration to
    "study the possibility of moving";
    - consider
     
  4. Be a student of a certain subject
    "She is studying for the bar exam";
    - learn, read, take
     
  5. Learn by reading books
    "He is studying geology in his room";
    - hit the books
     
  6. Think intently and at length, as for spiritual purposes
    "He is meditating in his study";
    - meditate, contemplate

See also: affected, unnatural

Type of: acquire, cerebrate, chew over, cogitate, contemplate, excogitate, larn, learn, meditate, mull, mull over, muse, ponder, reflect, ruminate, speculate, think, think over

Antonym: unstudied

Encyclopedia: Studied

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