[ noun ] a state in which you want to learn more about something



Used in print

(Guy Endore, Voltaire! Voltaire!...)

Merely to satisfy the author 's curiosity .

(Gerald Green, The Heartless Light....)

Skopas expressed no curiosity over the case , offered no expression of sympathy , made no move to escort McFeeley to the door .

(Ann Hebson, The Lattimer Legend....)

Kate tried to contain her curiosity and foreboding at what the letter portended , at what involvement existed for Juanita .

(Robert L. Duncan, The Voice of Strangers....)

They had never seen one before and had expressed a curiosity about it .

At_the_same_time , it was unlikely that any businessmen would spend a day in a Christian mission out_of mere curiosity .

[ noun ] something unusual -- perhaps worthy of collecting