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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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A strong feeling of wanting to know or learn. Also: a strange or unusual thing.

Usage examples (34)
  • curiosity is the wick in the candle of learning.
  • The word curiosity is related to the words cure, care, careful, and accuracy.
  • This taxidermy curiosity is available for £594.99 from Top Hat Taxidermy.
  • Of this, we know that 80 percent of those are what we call curiosity fire setters. for more
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