bookish vs studious what difference

what is difference between bookish and studious

English

Etymology

book +‎ -ish

Pronunciation

  • (UK, US) IPA(key): /ˈbʊk.ɪʃ/

Adjective

bookish (comparative more bookish, superlative most bookish)

  1. Fond of reading or studying, especially said of someone lacking social skills as a result.
  2. Characterized by a method of expression generally found in books.

Synonyms

  • (characterized by expression found in books): formal, labored, literary, pedantic

Derived terms

  • bookishly
  • bookishness

Translations

See also

  • nerd

Anagrams

  • Kibosho


English

Etymology

Latin studiōsus. First recorded in English circa 1350.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈstuːdi.əs/, /ˈstjuːdi.əs/
  • Rhymes: -uːdiəs

Adjective

studious (comparative more studious, superlative most studious)

  1. Given to thought, or to the examination of subjects by contemplation; contemplative.
  2. Dedicated to study; devoted to the acquisition of knowledge from books
  3. (usually followed by an infinitive or by “of”) Earnest in endeavors; attentive; diligent
  4. Planned with study; deliberate; studied.
  5. Favorable to study; suitable for thought and contemplation

Antonyms

  • unstudious

Derived terms

  • studiously

Translations

See also

  • bookish

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