Devoted to study or reading
Characterized by steady attention and effort
Resulting from deliberation and careful thought
His father was a tradesman of limited means, but of studious character and active mind.
His life was arranged with mechanical regularity; and, as he never married, he kept the habits of his studious youth to old age.
After middle life he suffered from the stone, not to mention the common plague of studious men, an irritable mucous membrane.
He was naturally studious, however, and supplemented his scant schooling by night study.
A reconciliation was effected by the patriarch of Antioch, but tradition says that Eusebius finally resigned his charge and lived a studious life in Antioch.
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