• WordNet 3.6
    • adj studied produced or marked by conscious design or premeditation "a studied smile","a note of biting irony and studied insult"- V.L.Parrington"
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Counterfeit Book-backs on Study Door Counterfeit Book-backs on Study Door
Study for 'The Daphnephoria Study for 'The Daphnephoria
Study for 'Elijah and the Angel Study for 'Elijah and the Angel
Study for Frieze Study for Frieze
Study for 'Andromache Study for 'Andromache
Study for 'Perseus and Andromeda Study for 'Perseus and Andromeda
Study for 'The Bath of Psyche Study for 'The Bath of Psyche
Study for 'Solitude Study for 'Solitude

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
  • Interesting fact: The study of the iris of the eye is called iridology
    • Studied Closely examined; read with diligence and attention; made the subject of study; well considered; as, a studied lesson.
    • Studied Intent; inclined.
    • Studied Premeditated; planned; designed; as, a studied insult. "Studied magnificence."
    • Studied Well versed in any branch of learning; qualified by study; learned; as, a man well studied in geometry. "I shrewdly suspect that he is little studied of a theory of moral proportions."
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
  • Interesting fact: People who studies laughter are called a "gelotologists."
    • studied Informed or qualified by study; instructed; versed; learned.
    • studied Studiously contrived or thought out; premeditated; deliberate: as, a studied insult.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
  • Interesting fact: A myrmecologist studies ants
    • adj Studied qualified by, or versed in, study: learned: planned with study or deliberation: premeditated
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  • Dogen
    “You should study not only that you become a mother when your child is born, but also that you become a child.”
  • Frederick Hudson Ecker
    Frederick Hudson Ecker
    “Facts are the most important thing in business. Study facts and do more than is expected of you.”
  • Harry S Truman
    “Study men, not historians.”
  • Albert Goldman
    Albert Goldman
    “The Jews have always been students, and their greatest study is themselves.”
  • Pierre Charron
    Pierre Charron
    “The true science and study of man, is man himself.”
  • John Bate
    John Bate
    “Study to be what you wish to seem.”


Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
O. Fr. estudie (Fr. étude)—L. studium, zeal; Gr. spoudē, zeal.


In literature:

Tanqueray was up-stairs, two flights away, in his study, writing.
"The Creators" by May Sinclair
Let us study it in its principal forms, although we may not be able at this moment to exhaust the topic.
"Essay on the Creative Imagination" by Th. Ribot
You could read and study and you might practise your music, Debby.
"Hester's Counterpart" by Jean K. Baird
He studied law, and then completed his education in the good old way by a course of travel and study in Europe.
"Southern Literature From 1579-1895" by Louise Manly
The study building happened between two long tasks of my own, so that there was time to be much outdoors.
"Child and Country" by Will Levington Comfort
She studied the noble young head, and smoothed it tenderly.
"The Art of Disappearing" by John Talbot Smith
One day, sitting there, I remember we had a great argument about studying.
"Daisy" by Elizabeth Wetherell
I have studied some Latin, French, and the regular school studies.
"Great Pianists on Piano Playing" by James Francis Cooke
There are anterooms and a study for the Chaplain of the Institute.
"Tuskegee & Its People: Their Ideals and Achievements" by Various
A study of words is necessary, but it is only a part of the study of literature.
"English: Composition and Literature" by W. F. (William Franklin) Webster

In poetry:

I read the poets of the age,
'Tis lotus-eating in a cage;
I study Art, but Art is dead
To one who clamors to be fed
"Nameless Pain" by Elizabeth Drew Barstow Stoddard
If I have studied here in part
A tale as old as maiden's heart,
'Tis that I do see herein
Shadow of more piteous sin.
"Epilogue" by Francis Thompson
CYPRIAN. Why, we cannot reach even one
After years of studious vigil,
And can you (what vanity!)
Without study know so many?
"The Wonder-Working Magician - Act I" by Denis Florence MacCarthy
Still in a study there as he stood,
He unbethought him of a bill,
He unbethought him of a bill
Which his father had left with him.
"The Heir Of Lynne" by Andrew Lang
Adieu to the scenes where, when study was o'er,
And the toil of the mind was remembered no more;
I roamed o'er the mountains, forgetful, afar,
'Neath the light of the beautiful Evening Star.
"Adieu To Emory" by James Avis Bartley
Beware then, Age, that what was won,
If life's past labours, studies, views,
Be lost not, now the labour's done,
When all thy part is,--not to lose:
When thou canst toil or gain no more,
Destroy not what was gain'd before.
"Reflections" by George Crabbe

In news:

Previous studies have tracked the molecular evolution of ants and beetles.
Pitch counts don't add up to more injuries, says study.
Routine circumcision for boys advisable , US study says.
NASA's Curiosity rover studies new rock on Mars.
UH Among Best Colleges To Work At, Study Says.
A new Pew research study has found one-in-five adults have no religous affiliation .
The study looked at over 10,000 people over 40 in the Copenhagen Heart Study.
Study after study proves Bible illiteracy is drastically increasing.
Thoreau at Walden By John Porcellino The Center for Cartoon Studies (Hyperion) $16.99 ISBN: 978-1-4231-0038-6 Ages 9 and up On shelves April 22, 2008 Credit The Center for Cartoon Studies with this much.
Study after study has found that overweight children are more likely to become obese as adults, and obese children are almost certain to remain that way.
She was an excellent student (in 1952 she became the first woman admitted to study philosophy at Japan's Gakushuin University) and moved to the US in 1953 to study at Sarah Lawrence College.
A new study confirms conventional wisdom that students are doomed if procrastination has led to an all-night study session before a big exam.
Raising the minimum wage would have precisely the opposite effect, as study after study has shown.
Rosa 's roots are Chilean but she grew up in Rochester, NY and studied Media Journalism Studies at SUNY Geneseo.
So I think scientists that study facebook are a step below scientists that study smoking weed.

In science:

In related studies, we have found discretization errors of around 10 %, and we assume this will be true for the random models studied here.
Elastic moduli of model random three-dimensional closed-cell cellular solids
Reflecting such possibilities, there have been many studies of the world models as well as the perturbations based on variety of generalized gravity theories [6–8]; for our study see [9–12].
Inflationary spectra in generalized gravity: Unified forms
The sequence (an ) was studied in Knopfmacher and Prodinger , so we need only to study the numbers an,j .
Average number of distinct part sizes in a random Carlitz composition
To study the recurrence or the transience of (Mk ), we must study how often Mk = (0, 0).
Random walks on randomly oriented lattices
One is essentially replacing the study of V with the study of a “quasi-isomorphic” complex whose homology is V in degree zero.
Quantum Field Theory and Representation Theory: A Sketch