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Synonyms for curiosity
ˌkyʊər iˈɒs ɪ ti

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. curiosity, wonder(noun)

    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, rarity(noun)

    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

Wiktionary

  1. curiosity(noun)

    Synonyms:
    inquisitiveness

    Antonyms:
    ignorance

  2. curiosity(noun)

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

    Synonyms:
    inquisitiveness

    Antonyms:
    ignorance

  3. curiosity(noun)

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

    Synonyms:
    inquisitiveness

    Antonyms:
    ignorance

  4. curiosity(noun)

    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

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. curiosity(n.)

    Synonyms:
    inquisitiveness

  2. curiosity(n.)

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

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. curiosity(n)

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

    Antonyms:
    incuriosity, uninquisitiveness

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    curious

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How to use curiosity in a sentence?

  1. Clay P. Bedford:

    You can teach a student a lesson for a day but if you can teach him to learn by creating curiosity, he will continue the learning process as long as he lives.

  2. Kathleen Pond:

    If he was doing anything... it was not intentional, it was strictly curiosity and probably some bad judgment.

  3. Wilfredo Santos:

    We bought four (as sculptures) because of the curiosity they arouse.

  4. Jon Ronson:

    I'm sure she has her fair share of trauma and anxiety and so on, but she never lets it get to her. She always just keeps going. And there's no rancor, if you'd been falsely accused of murder and convicted and falsely imprisoned for several years, you would presumably feel some rancor towards the people who did that to you, but she doesn't. She works really hard to feel empathy and curiosity and compassion towards everybody -- including her prosecutors.

  5. George Gordon Noel Byron, 6th Baron Byron:

    Curiosity kills itself; and love is only curiosity, as is proved by its end.


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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