Definitions for curiousness
This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word curiousness
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
cu•ri•ousˈkyʊər i əs(adj.)
eager to learn or know.
taking an undue interest in others' affairs; prying.
arousing attention or interest through being unusual or hard to explain; odd; strange; novel.
Archaic. made or done skillfully or painstakingly. careful; fastidious. marked by intricacy or subtlety.
Origin of curious:
1275–1325; ME < L cūriōsus careful, inquisitive, prob. back formation from incūriōsus careless, der. of incūria carelessness
a state of active curiosity
foreignness, strangeness, curiousness(noun)
the quality of being alien or not native
"the strangeness of a foreigner"
The state or quality of being curious.
The result or product of being curious.
the state of being curious; exactness of workmanship; ingenuity of contrivance
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