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

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Wiktionary4.5 / 9 votes

  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 Antonyms2.2 / 5 votes

  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 WordNet1.0 / 2 votes

  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 Synonymes2.0 / 1 vote

  1. curiositynoun

    Synonyms:
    inquisitiveness

  2. curiositynoun

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

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words4.0 / 1 vote

  1. curiositynoun

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

    Antonyms:
    incuriosity, uninquisitiveness

PPDB, the paraphrase database0.0 / 0 votes

  1. List of paraphrases for "curiosity":

    curious

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How to use curiosity in a sentence?

  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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