[ 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 .