curiosity definition

  • noun:
    • A desire to learn or find out.
    • A desire to learn about people or things that don't concern one; nosiness.
    • An object that arouses interest, as when you are book or extraordinary: kept the created bone tissue and exhibited it as a curiosity.
    • A strange or odd aspect.
    • Archaic Fastidiousness.
    • hawaii or quality or becoming interesting; nicety; accuracy; exactness; elaboration.
    • Disposition to ask, research, or seek after understanding; a desire to gratify the mind with brand-new information or things interesting; inquisitiveness.
    • That which is inquisitive, or fitted to stimulate or encourage interest.
    • Carefulness; nicety; delicacy; fastidiousness; scrupulous care.
    • precision; exactness; good performance.
    • fascinated arrangement; single or artful performance.
    • Extravagantly small research.
    • Fancifulness; extravagance; a curious or fanciful subject.
    • The desire to see or learn a thing that is brand new, strange, or not known; inquisitiveness.
    • An object interesting or inquisitiveness; whatever excites a desire of witnessing or has a right to be seen, as book or extraordinary; something rare or strange.
    • Synonyms. Phenomenon, marvel, wonder, picture, rarity.
    • some thing unusual -- possibly worth obtaining
    • circumstances where you desire to learn more about some thing
    • A desire to learn or discover.
    • A desire to know about folks or items that don't concern one; nosiness.
    • An object that arouses interest, as when you're novel or extraordinary: kept the created bone tissue and exhibited it as a curiosity.
    • A strange or strange aspect.
    • Archaic Fastidiousness.
    • their state or quality or being interested; nicety; accuracy; exactness; elaboration.
    • Disposition to inquire, investigate, or seek after knowledge; a desire to gratify your head with new information or objects of great interest; inquisitiveness.
    • what is wondering, or suited to stimulate or reward interest.
    • Carefulness; nicety; delicacy; fastidiousness; scrupulous treatment.
    • Accuracy; exactness; nice overall performance.
    • fascinated arrangement; single or artful overall performance.
    • Extravagantly minute investigation.
    • Fancifulness; extravagance; a curious or fanciful subject.
    • The want to see or learn a thing that is new, odd, or unidentified; inquisitiveness.
    • An object of great interest or inquisitiveness; what excites a desire of seeing or deserves to be seen, as book or extraordinary; some thing unusual or strange.
    • Synonyms. Phenomenon, marvel, question, picture, rarity.
    • some thing strange -- possibly worth collecting
    • circumstances in which you like to find out about one thing

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