Associations to the word «Curiosity»


CURIOSITY, noun. (obsolete) Careful, delicate construction; fine workmanship, delicacy of building. [16th-19th c.]
CURIOSITY, noun. (uncountable) Inquisitiveness; the tendency to ask and learn about things by asking questions, investigating, or exploring. [from 17th c.]
CURIOSITY, noun. A unique or extraordinary object which arouses interest. [from 17th c.]

Dictionary definition

CURIOSITY, noun. A state in which you want to learn more about something.
CURIOSITY, noun. Something unusual -- perhaps worthy of collecting.

Wise words

Don't use words too big for the subject. Don't say "infinitely" when you mean "very"; otherwise you'll have no word left when you want to talk about something really infinite.
C. S. Lewis