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His was a curious mixture of fraught and weary as he warned against seeking excuses. Times, Sunday Times (2006)There was something curious and affecting in their manner to each other. Charlotte M. Yonge The Daisy Chain (1837)Sadly this door has covered half of this rather macabre but curious fresco. Jepson, Tim Umbria - the green heart of Italy (1989)The curious thing is the absence itself. Times, Sunday Times (2012)So you are always interested and curious. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Curious to know how laws are drafted? Times, Sunday Times (2009)Yet at the same time we are curious to learn about this secret world. Coyle, Andrew & Stern, Vivien The Prisons We Deserve (1994)We want to find those naturally curious minds that enjoy thinking. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Certainly he is a curious mixture of values. Times, Sunday Times (2009)The spot has something of a curious history. Times, Sunday Times (2013) Rather she is curious and of this time. Times, Sunday Times (2015)The curious thing is that in some ways this is the least globalised confederation. Times, Sunday Times (2014)He is curious and interested in improving. Times, Sunday Times (2013)The grandmother also was curious to learn how this had happened. Johanna Spyri Heidi (1881)It was a topic of conversation for the naturally curious players. Times, Sunday Times (2014)But something rather curious is going on. Times, Sunday Times (2008)And there was a curious thing at the end. Times, Sunday Times (2013)There do not seem many other options left and we know that fish that are not alarmed can be intensely curious. Times, Sunday Times (2013)It is curious who he knows. Times, Sunday Times (2014)But now something curious is happening. Times, Sunday Times (2010)They are more curious and interested in the outside world and that's a huge change. Times, Sunday Times (2015)It is curious to know that they died of old age twenty years ago'. The Times Literary Supplement (2014)I felt wary, but intensely curious. Times, Sunday Times (2007)

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Translations for 'curious'

British English: curious /ˈkjʊərɪəs/ ADJECTIVE
If you are curious about something, you are interested in it and want to learn more about it.
She was curious about the city I came from.
  • American English: curious
  • Arabic: مُحِبٌّ لِلاسْتِطْلاع
  • Brazilian Portuguese: curioso
  • Chinese: 好奇的
  • Croatian: znatiželjan
  • Czech: zvědavý
  • Danish: nysgerrig
  • Dutch: nieuwsgierig
  • European Spanish: curioso interesante
  • Finnish: utelias
  • French: curieux
  • German: neugierig
  • Greek: περίεργος
  • Italian: curioso
  • Japanese: 知りたがる
  • Korean: 호기심이 강한
  • Norwegian: nysgjerrig
  • Polish: ciekawy
  • European Portuguese: curioso
  • Romanian: curios
  • Russian: любопытный
  • Spanish: curioso
  • Swedish: nyfiken
  • Thai: อยากรู้อยากเห็น
  • Turkish: meraklı
  • Ukrainian: цікавий
  • Vietnamese: tò mò

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