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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A state of active curiosity.

Usage examples (34)
  • Are you proud that he's got that kind of inquisitiveness?
  • I only wish I had that kind of inquisitiveness and imagination.
  • It's that kind of inquisitiveness and willingness to work together that defines Asheville, right?
  • "I reckon I hadn't thought o 'there bein' more'n one kind of inquisitiveness," the mountaineer said, with a smile, "but if you say so, I s'pose it's all right." for more
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