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Antonyms for studious
ˈstu di əs, ˈstyu-stu·dious

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  1. studious

    Antonyms:
    co-literary, illiterate, idle, indulgent, careless, regardless, indifferent, inattentive, negligent, thoughtless

    Synonyms:
    literary, diligent, desirous, attentive, careful, thoughtful, assiduous, reflective

Princeton's WordNet

  1. studiousadjective

    marked by care and effort

    "made a studious attempt to fix the television set"

    Antonyms:
    careless, unscholarly

    Synonyms:
    bookish

  2. bookish, studiousadjective

    characterized by diligent study and fondness for reading

    "a bookish farmer who always had a book in his pocket"; "a quiet studious child"

    Antonyms:
    unscholarly, careless

    Synonyms:
    bookish

How to use studious in a sentence?

  1. Midge Dector:

    Ideas are powerful things, requiring not a studious contemplation but an action, even if it is only an inner action.

  2. Montaigne:

    Books are pleasant, but if by being over-studious we impair our health and spoil our good humour, two of the best things we have, let us give it over. I, for my part, am one of those who think no fruit derived from them can recompense so great a loss.

  3. William Penn:

    Some are so very studious of learning what was done by the ancients that they know not how to live with the moderns.

  4. Anuj Somany:

    The Attitude, Behavior and Character of a person decide the position,designation & remuneration in an organization of private sector. Back-bencher/drop-outs/Big office-politics player for director and key decision-maker posts; Bluffer/Big Credit-Snatcher/boot-licker for senior and higher positions; Duffer/Liar/Malingerer for middle to upper cadre on the hierarchical ladder and to spend a long tenure; Sincere/Studious/hard-worker for junior to middle level rank and to suffer humiliation a lot. That's the typical & usual picture of organizational structure and culture(vulture). Everything happens in the knowledge and under the nose of owner/proprietor/board-member.

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#32447illiterate
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