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English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. inquiring

    An inquisitive person is one who is bent on finding out all that can be found out by inquiry, especially of little and personal matters, and hence is generally meddlesome and prying. Inquisitive may be used in a good sense, tho in such connection inquiring is to be preferred; as, an inquiring mind. As applied to a state of mind, curious denotes a keen and rather pleasurable desire to know fully something to which one's attention has been called, but without the active tendency that inquisitive implies; a well-bred person may be curious to know, but will not be inquisitive in trying to ascertain, what is of interest in the affairs of another.

    Synonyms:
    curious, inquisitive, intrusive, meddlesome, meddling, peeping, prying, scrutinizing, searching

    Antonyms:
    apathetic, careless, heedless, inattentive, indifferent, unconcerned, uninterested

    Preposition:
    Inquisitive about, concerning, in regard to, regarding trifles.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. questioning, inquiringadjective

    a request for information

    Synonyms:
    questioning

    Antonyms:
    uninquiring, uninquisitive

  2. inquiringadjective

    given to inquiry

    "an inquiring mind"

    Antonyms:
    uninquisitive, uninquiring

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. inquiringadjective

    Synonyms:
    curious, inquisitive

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How to use inquiring in a sentence?

  1. Lady Gagas:

    Bradley Cooper love interest in the movie. After the event, Bradley Cooper made a call to Lady Gagas agent inquiring about an impromptu audition for the part and the singer agreed, according to W Magazine. The second that I saw Bradley Cooper I was like, Have I known you my whole life ? It was an instant connection, instant understanding of one another.

  2. Darren Skey:

    We get customers coming into the store with images from the catwalks, inquiring when or if we are getting certain styles and looks in.

  3. Ramana Maharshi:

    Inquiring into the nature of one’s self that is in bondage, and realizing one’s true nature is release

  4. Blake Throne:

    It felt like the right thing to do was to get them together, i started inquiring about if it was even possible and then I started shaking the tree to try to get it done.

  5. Francis M. Faber Jr.:

    Zygmunt Zikorra was quoted as inquiring; "What containers are utilized in 'carrying coal to Newcastle'?


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