Definitions for inquisitiveɪnˈkwɪz ɪ tɪv
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inquisitive, speculative, questioning, wondering(a)(adj)
"if someone saw a man climbing a light post they might get inquisitive"; "raised a speculative eyebrow"
inquiring or appearing to inquire
"an inquiring look"; "the police are proverbially inquisitive"
Eager to acquire knowledge.
Too curious; overly interested; nosy.
Origin: Late 14th Century, from Old French: inquisitif, from Late Latin: inquisitivus, from Latin: inquisitus, past participle of inquirere, also see: inquire.
disposed to ask questions, especially in matters which do not concern the inquirer
given to examination, investigation, or research; searching; curious
a person who is inquisitive; one curious in research
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
An inquisitive mind is the only means of travelling from the world of expectations to Reality
He was smart, he was inquisitive, he was asking questions, and for that, they tortured and killed him.
A person is prudent if remains always an inquisitive student in the life’s school to learn to empower oneself from each experience of others and own.
Every man ought to be inquisitive through every hour of his great adventure down to the day when he shall no longer cast a shadow in the sun. For if he dies without a question in his heart, what excuse is there for his continuance
Computers, tablets, and smartphones are very inexpensive and [sometimes older devices are free] and internet access is just a coffee shop away, combine that with the energy and inquisitive nature of children and you have unlimited possibilities.
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- پی جوPersian
- tiedonhaluinen, tiedonjanoinen, uteliasFinnish
- ziņkārīgs, ziņkārsLatvian
- nieuwsgierig, inquisitiefDutch
- wścibski, ciekawskiPolish
- пытливый, любопытный, любознательныйRussian
- radoznao, радознао, знатижељан, znatiželjanSerbo-Croatian
- vetgirig, nyfikenSwedish
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