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synonyms for inquisitiveness

  • concern
  • curiousness
  • eagerness
  • interest
  • interestingness
  • intrusiveness
  • investigation
  • meddlesomeness
  • meddling
  • nosiness
  • officiousness
  • prying
  • questioning
  • regard
  • snoopiness
  • inquiring mind
  • inquiringness
  • mental acquisitiveness
  • searching
  • snooping
  • thirst for knowledge

antonyms for inquisitiveness

MOST RELEVANT
  • apathy
  • disinterest
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How to use inquisitiveness in a sentence

This ever-curious beagle and I would explore the planet together, with his inquisitive nose always leading the way.
TRAVELING THROUGH THE PANDEMIC IN THE COMPANY OF DOGSWALTER NICKLINDECEMBER 18, 2020WASHINGTON POST
Browne was an inquisitive youth with a “try anything” attitude that didn’t always work when he was fiddling with muskets and gunpowder, or when he joined a circus and volunteered to ride a bicycle across a high wire.
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Bridging the Two CulturesBy Priyamvada NatarajanI was an inquisitive child and my parents encouraged me and actively cultivated my curiosity.
FIVE SCIENTISTS ON THE HEROES WHO CHANGED THEIR LIVES - ISSUE 93: FORERUNNERSALAN LIGHTMAN, HOPE JAHREN, ROBERT SAPOLSKY,DECEMBER 2, 2020NAUTILUS
We don’t have to use a telescope, or a microscope, or spend a billion dollars to study it — just an inquisitive eye.
A SCIENTIST WHO DELIGHTS IN THE MUNDANESTEVE NADISOCTOBER 26, 2020QUANTA MAGAZINE
You will pardon the inquisitiveness of an old man, but are not you musicians a most impressionable lot?
THE FIFTH STRING  JOHN PHILIP SOUSA
The leader of the band, who went by the name of Black Will, muttered a curse upon his inquisitiveness.
IT IS NEVER TOO LATE TO MENDCHARLES READE
"We have had a terrible time of it, Mr. McGaw," stated Mayo, avoiding the mate's inquisitiveness.
BLOW THE MAN DOWNHOLMAN DAY
The man chained to his rock pile doubted the wisdom of his question, but African inquisitiveness had mastered his better judgment.
THE CODE OF THE MOUNTAINSCHARLES NEVILLE BUCK
The only quality, indeed, in him that still continued to jar upon them was his phenomenal inquisitiveness.
WITH AIRSHIP AND SUBMARINEHARRY COLLINGWOOD
But being wise young women, 11 they restrained their natural inquisitiveness, and asked no questions then.
THE CATTLE-BARON'S DAUGHTERHAROLD BINDLOSS
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WORDS RELATED TO INQUISITIVENESS

  • concern
  • eagerness
  • inquiring mind
  • inquiringness
  • inquisitiveness
  • interest
  • interestedness
  • intrusiveness
  • investigation
  • meddlesomeness
  • meddling
  • mental acquisitiveness
  • nosiness
  • officiousness
  • prying
  • questioning
  • searching
  • snoopiness
  • snooping
  • thirst for knowledge
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.