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  • noundesire to learn or know about anything
  • nouna rare or novel thing

synonyms for curiosity

  • concern
  • inquisitiveness
  • interest
  • eagerness
  • interestedness
  • intrusiveness
  • investigation
  • meddlesomeness
  • meddling
  • nosiness
  • officiousness
  • prying
  • questioning
  • snoopiness
  • inquiring mind
  • inquiringness
  • mental acquisitiveness
  • searching
  • snooping
  • thirst for knowledge
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antonyms for curiosity

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  • incuriosity
  • incuriousness
  • apathy
  • disinterest
  • disregard
  • indifference
  • unconcern
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How to use curiosity in a sentence

There’s been a lot of quarterback movement around the league — and a lot of curiosity specifically about what the change at QB will mean for New England and Tampa Bay — but those moves haven’t affected our predictions too much.
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By showing genuine curiosity in the families’ experience, Martinez said, the team is often able to get them to open up.
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If for no other reason than curiosity, investigate Bitcoin and digital assets and see what everyone is talking about.
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Nevertheless, the Ising model survived as a mathematical curiosity.
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Consider, for example, the dodecahedron, a favorite object in many mathematical cabinets of curiosities.
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Says Hunter, “That’s what scientists really are — very curious people who keep that curiosity going in their jobs.”
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Sam sat opposite him in perfect silence, waiting, with eager curiosity, for the termination of the scene.
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She had never had this curiosity in relation to George Cannon--she had only wondered about his affairs with other women.
HILDA LESSWAYSARNOLD BENNETT
Miss Thangue sat forward with the frank curiosity of the Englishwoman when inspecting a foreign specimen.
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Her directness had made all possible 'buts' seem ridiculous and futile, and had made the expression of curiosity seem offensive.
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WORDS RELATED TO CURIOSITY

  • bauble
  • curio
  • curiosity
  • gaud
  • gewgaw
  • gimcrack
  • knickknack
  • novelty
  • ornament
  • trifle
  • whatnot
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