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nosiness, prying, snoopinessadjective
nosy, nosey, prying, snoopyadjective
offensively curious or inquisitive
"curious about the neighbor's doings"; "he flipped through my letters in his nosy way"; "prying eyes"; "the snoopy neighbor watched us all day"
Prying refers to the act of inquiring too closely into a person's private affairs, often in a way that is invasive or unwelcome. It can also refer to the action of using force to move or open something.
inspecting closely or impertinently
The numerical value of prying in Chaldean Numerology is: 2
The numerical value of prying in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8
There's no excuse for the kind of violence that we saw yesterday, when individuals get crowbars and start prying open doors to loot, they're not protesting. They're not making a statement. They're stealing.
The Supreme Court of Washington state went the other direction, [It] said our state Constitution provides better protection, and we believe that people expect that our garbage is going to be protected from prying eyes.
We want to shout it from the rooftops but we know posting about his birth and it's complications opens us up to prying eyes - aka paparazzi staked outside our house, following our every move they way they did several times during my pregnancy, we are much too fragile for that right now and I pray wholeheartedly that we can have some space as we navigate these next few weeks.
The FBI has absolutely no business poking around in the private information of those who have obtained a concealed carry permit in Missouri, the Second Amendment rights of Missourians will absolutely not be infringed on my watch. I will use the full power of my Office to stop the FBI, which has become relentlessly politicized and has virtually no credibility, from illegally prying around in the personal information of Missouri gun owners.
There's no excuse for the kind of violence that we saw yesterday. It is counterproductive, when individuals get crowbars and start prying open doors to loot, they're not protesting. They're not making a statement. They're stealing. When they burn down a building, they're committing arson. And they're destroying and undermining businesses and opportunities in their own communities. That robs jobs and opportunity from people in that area.
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