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

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Wiktionary

  1. curiositynoun

    Synonyms:
    inquisitiveness

    Antonyms:
    ignorance

  2. curiositynoun

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

    Synonyms:
    inquisitiveness

    Antonyms:
    ignorance

  3. curiositynoun

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

    Synonyms:
    inquisitiveness

    Antonyms:
    ignorance

  4. curiositynoun

    A unique or extraordinary object which arouses interest.

    He kept the strangely shaped rock as a curiosity.

    Synonyms:
    inquisitiveness

    Antonyms:
    ignorance

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. curiosity

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

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

Princeton's WordNet

  1. curiosity, wondernoun

    a state in which you want to learn more about something

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

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

    something unusual -- perhaps worthy of collecting

    Synonyms:
    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 Synonymes

  1. curiositynoun

    Synonyms:
    inquisitiveness

  2. curiositynoun

    Synonyms:
    phenomenon, wonder, marvel, rarity, sight, spectacle

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. curiositynoun

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

    Antonyms:
    incuriosity, uninquisitiveness

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "curiosity":

    curious

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How to use curiosity in a sentence?

  1. Laura Jaworski:

    Wonder, question, journey beyond—the truth is ever-blooming, and curiosity is a magical thing.

  2. Roger Wiens:

    A primary goal of the Curiosity mission was to study the transition between the habitable environment of the past, to the dry and cold climate that Mars has now. These rock layers recorded that change in great detail.

  3. Jimmy Carter:

    And we have hundreds of visitors who come to see the curiosity of a politician teaching the Bible.

  4. Akio Morita:

    Curiosity is the key to creativity.

  5. Prof.Salam Al Shereida:

    The secret of discovery begins with looking at the usual things with unusual curiosity.

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Translations for curiosity

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  • فُضُولArabic
  • maraqAzerbaijani
  • куриоз, любопитство, рядкост, любознателностBulgarian
  • kuriozita, zvědavostCzech
  • nysgerrighedDanish
  • Kuriosität, Kuriosum, Neugier, NeugierdeGerman
  • περιέργειαGreek
  • curiosidadSpanish
  • uudishimu, kurioosumEstonian
  • jakinminBasque
  • uteliaisuus, kuriositeettiFinnish
  • curiositéFrench
  • סקרנותHebrew
  • kiváncsiságHungarian
  • forvitniIcelandic
  • curiositàItalian
  • 好奇心, 珍奇Japanese
  • 호기심, 好奇心Korean
  • xemxwerî, hewes, tatol, çavzêlkî, balkêşî, tatêl, etir, mereqKurdish
  • cūriōsitāsLatin
  • smalsumas, žingeidumasLithuanian
  • ziņkārība, ziņkāreLatvian
  • mokamokai, mōkaikaiMāori
  • љубопитностMacedonian
  • curiositeit, nieuwsgierigheidDutch
  • nysgjerrighetNorwegian
  • ciekawostka, ciekawośćPolish
  • curiosidadePortuguese
  • curiozitateRomanian
  • пытливость, диковина, любопытство, любознательность, редкость, курьёзRussian
  • znatiželjnost, zanìmljivōst, ljubopitstvo, radoznalost, занѝмљиво̄ст, kuriozìtēt, радозналост, љубопитство, ljubopitnost, куриозѝте̄т, знатижељност, љубопитљивост, љубопитност, znatiželja, знатижеља, ljubopitljivostSerbo-Croatian
  • radovednostSlovene
  • kuriositet, nyfikenhetSwedish
  • కుతూహలంTelugu
  • tuhaflık, merak, ucûbe, meraklılıkTurkish
  • рідкість, дивина, цікавістьUkrainian
  • تجسسUrdu
  • tò mòVietnamese

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