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A wife is said to be uncurious only with regard to the source of her husbands money.

He brought the car to a halt and surveyed the dripping figure in the road with tired and uncurious eyes.

Uncurious, un-kū′ri-us, adj. not curious or inquisitive: not strange.

WORD ORIGIN

mid-14c., "eager to know" (often in a bad sense), from Old French curios "solicitous, anxious, inquisitive; odd, strange" (Modern French curieux) and directly from Latin curiosus "careful, diligent; inquiring eagerly, meddlesome," akin to cura "care" (see cure (n.)). The objective sense of "exciting curiosity" is 1715 in English. In booksellers' catalogues, the word means "erotic, pornographic." Curiouser and curiouser is from "Alice in Wonderland" (1865).

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