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 (sto͞o′dē-əs, styo͞o′-)
a. Given to diligent study: a quiet, studious child.
b. Relating to, suggestive of, or conducive to study: studious habits; a studious manner; studious seculsion.
2. Marked by steady attention and effort; assiduous: made a studious attempt to fix the television set.
3. Giving or evincing careful regard; heedful: "The major ... was very studious of his appearance" (H.E. Bates).

[Middle English, from Latin studiōsus, from studium, eagerness; see study.]

stu′di·ous·ly adv.
stu′di·ous·ness n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.studiousness - diligent study
industriousness, diligence, industry - persevering determination to perform a task; "his diligence won him quick promotions"; "frugality and industry are still regarded as virtues"
bookishness - exaggerated studiousness
جِد واجْتِهاد
námfÿsi; gaumgæfni


[ˈstjuːdɪəsnɪs] Naplicación f


n (of person)Lerneifer m, → Fleiß m


[ˈstjuːdɪəsnɪs] namore m per lo studio


(ˈstjuːdiəs) adjective
spending much time in careful studying. a studious girl.
ˈstudiously adverb
ˈstudiousness noun
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Why, ma'am, it was simple enough; he pulled the trigger with his big toe.
Now let it be proved, in the face of this tribe of Delawares, which is the better man," cried the scout, tapping the butt of his piece with that finger which had pulled so many fatal triggers.
It is just as the old woman said'; and he took his gun on his shoulder, pulled the trigger, and shot into the midst of them, so that their feathers flew about.
It must have been the latter cause which kept the trigger finger of the steady hand from exerting the little pressure that would have brought the great beast to at least a temporary pause.
Milady saw by the contraction of his countenance that the trigger was about to be pulled; she reached her hand quickly to her bosom, drew out a paper, and held it toward Athos.
Energy may be likened to the bending of a crossbow; decision, to the releasing of a trigger.
If he aimed at some changing form through the smoke, he pulled his trigger with a fierce grunt, as if he were dealing a blow of the fist with all his strength.
Thus prepared, he would await the approach of the bear with perfect coolness, nor pull trigger until he was close at hand.
As it came first into view he raised the fowling-piece to his shoulder and, with a practised eye and steady hand, drew a trigger.
M'Lellan would have brought his rifle into play and settled all old and new grudges by a pull of the trigger, had he not been restrained by Mr.
The matter and manner of his speech were so revolting that instinctively Adam's hand wandered to his revolver, and, with his finger on the trigger, he rested satisfied that he was ready for any emergency.
He felt of it from end to end, peered down the black depths of the muzzle, fingered the sights, the breech, the stock, and finally the trigger.