incuriosity

[ in-kyoor-ee-uhs ]SEE DEFINITION OF incuriosity
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Their vigour appears in the incuriosity and stony neglect each of the other.

O what a soft, easy, and wholesome pillow is ignorance and incuriosity whereon to compose a well-contrived head!

She was not at all of Montaigne's opinion that "incuriosity" is a soft and sound pillow to rest a well-composed head upon.

WORD ORIGIN

1560s, "negligent, heedless," from Latin incuriosus "careless, negligent, unconcerned," from in- "not, opposite of, without" (see in- (1)) + curiosus (see curious). Meaning "uninquisitive" is from 1610s. Objective sense of "unworthy of attention" is from 1747.

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