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Synonyms for curiosity
ˌkyʊər iˈɒs ɪ ticu·rios·i·ty

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Wiktionary4.5 / 9 votes

  1. curiositynoun



  2. curiositynoun

    Careful, delicate construction; fine workmanship, delicacy of building.



  3. curiositynoun

    Inquisitiveness; the tendency to ask learn about things by asking questions, investigating, or exploring.



  4. curiositynoun

    A unique or extraordinary object which arouses interest.

    He kept the strangely shaped rock as a curiosity.



Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms2.2 / 5 votes

  1. curiosity

    inquisitiveness, interest, wonder, marvel, interrogativeness, rarity, phenomenon, celebrity, oddity, lion

    indifference, heedlessness, disregard, abstraction, absence, weed, drug, dirt, cipher, bagatelle, song

Princeton's WordNet1.0 / 2 votes

  1. curiosity, wondernoun

    a state in which you want to learn more about something

    peculiarity, oddment, wonderment, wonder, marvel, curio, oddity, admiration, rarity

  2. curio, curiosity, oddity, oddment, peculiarity, raritynoun

    something unusual -- perhaps worthy of collecting

    rarity, tenuity, remainder, wonder, end, distinguishing characteristic, distinctiveness, rareness, curio, oddness, specialty, quirkiness, low density, queerness, oddity, crotchet, specialness, distinctive feature, remnant, peculiarity, oddment, infrequency, quirk, speciality

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Dictionary of English Synonymes2.0 / 1 vote

  1. curiositynoun


  2. curiositynoun

    phenomenon, wonder, marvel, rarity, sight, spectacle

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words4.0 / 1 vote

  1. curiositynoun

    inquisitiveness, curio, freak, rarity, rara avis, wonder

    incuriosity, uninquisitiveness

PPDB, the paraphrase database0.0 / 0 votes

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  1. Stephanie Samar:

    The more you present with curiosity and remove judgment, the more you’re getting out of your teen as to why they’re interested in this.

  2. Andre Vicente Goncalves:

    I've always had a curiosity about windows, i find it amusing that a small piece of glass between the interior and exterior gives us the feeling of security.

  3. Kim Jong:

    It is much more realistic to actually see it here, i wondered how they felt when holding hands, and now my curiosity has been satisfied.

  4. Amy Gower:

    When LGBTQ + young people share about their experiences or their identities, and you don't know the terms, take this as an opportunity to have an open conversation from a place of curiosity and compassion, take the time and energy to do some research to self-educate. Then take the information that Amy Gower've learned to be action-oriented to make change in institutions so that LGBTQ + young people are treated with respect and dignity.

  5. Jason Silva:

    Curiosity and wonderment are a big part of the human condition, but often as we ‘grow up’ we tend to lose this connection to the wonder of it all, i often explore big ideas in my series Shots of Awe to wake people up, and I think bringing this sensibility to an actual baby's wonderstruck face struck a nerve... I'm thrilled.

Translations for curiosity

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  • فُضُولArabic
  • maraqAzerbaijani
  • куриоз, любознателност, любопитство, рядкостBulgarian
  • zvědavost, kuriozitaCzech
  • nysgerrighedDanish
  • Kuriosität, Neugierde, Neugier, KuriosumGerman
  • περιέργειαGreek
  • curiosidadSpanish
  • uudishimu, kurioosumEstonian
  • jakinminBasque
  • kuriositeetti, uteliaisuusFinnish
  • curiositéFrench
  • סקרנותHebrew
  • kiváncsiságHungarian
  • forvitniIcelandic
  • curiositàItalian
  • 珍奇, 好奇心Japanese
  • ಕುತೂಹಲKannada
  • 호기심, 好奇心Korean
  • tatol, balkêşî, çavzêlkî, tatêl, etir, xemxwerî, hewes, mereqKurdish
  • cūriōsitāsLatin
  • žingeidumas, smalsumasLithuanian
  • ziņkārība, ziņkāreLatvian
  • mokamokai, mōkaikaiMāori
  • љубопитностMacedonian
  • nieuwsgierigheid, curiositeitDutch
  • nysgjerrighetNorwegian
  • ciekawostka, ciekawośćPolish
  • curiosidadePortuguese
  • curiozitateRomanian
  • любознательность, редкость, любопытство, пытливость, курьёз, диковинаRussian
  • знатижеља, znatiželjnost, znatiželja, ljubopitljivost, љубопитност, ljubopitstvo, љубопитљивост, знатижељност, куриозѝте̄т, ljubopitnost, zanìmljivōst, radoznalost, занѝмљиво̄ст, љубопитство, радозналост, kuriozìtētSerbo-Croatian
  • radovednostSlovene
  • nyfikenhet, kuriositetSwedish
  • కుతూహలంTelugu
  • meraklılık, tuhaflık, merak, ucûbeTurkish
  • дивина, рідкість, цікавістьUkrainian
  • تجسسUrdu
  • tò mòVietnamese
  • 好奇心Chinese

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