incuriousness

[ in-kyoor-ee-uhs ]SEE DEFINITION OF incuriousness
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Incuriousness and prejudice are ready with the reply, that it will stop, at all events, when the Celtic race is exhausted.

The incuriousness of the Roman rich and the Roman rulers was more massive and monumental even than their architecture.

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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