Definition of 'curiosity'
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Example sentences containing 'curiosity'
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I have no curiosity about them at all. Times, Sunday Times (2016)This rare and marvellous curiosity is called hair ice, when fine strands of ice appear to grow out of rotten wood. Times, Sunday Times (2017)This may be one place where we should satisfy our curiosity and then move on. THE EARTH: An Intimate History (2004)The programme is driven by a genuine curiosity. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Let your curiosity get the best of you. Christianity Today (2000)This intellectual curiosity and literary chutzpah is impressive. Times, Sunday Times (2015)But betray too eager curiosity she would not. Anne of Green Gables (1872)Our childlike curiosity lasted much longer into adult life. The Sun (2012)What comes of this is a diverting film with a dash of curiosity value. Times, Sunday Times (2012)The art of writing popular science is the art of satisfying the curiosity you have piqued. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Is there any genuine curiosity behind it? Times, Sunday Times (2013)It did not take that long for her curiosity to finally get the better of her. THE LAST PARTY: Britpop, Blair and the demise of English rock (2003)Her intellectual curiosity was matched by her sense of humour. Times, Sunday Times (2014)My curiosity about the world comes directly from her. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Tune in for curiosity value alone and you might find a few chuckles. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Sometimes the who question will help us satisfy simple curiosity. A Short Guide to Writing About History (1995)This curiosity and desire to know more led her to contact social services in her mid-20s. The Sun (2011)She has an amused curiosity about the wider world - rare in fashion. Times, Sunday Times (2013)For the spectators, he was more of a curiosity than anything. Times, Sunday Times (2010)He was defined by energy, enthusiasm and curiosity. Times, Sunday Times (2009)There is so much energy and curiosity here, so much light and life. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Beyond that, curiosity about others is the basis of all social skills and helps us form relationships. Times, Sunday Times (2009)The first time I took cocaine was more out of curiosity than a desire to fit in. Times, Sunday Times (2012)
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Translations for 'curiosity'
British English: curiosity NOUN
Curiosity is a desire to know about something.
I accepted more out of curiosity than anything else.
Definition of curiosity from the Collins English Dictionary
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