English Synonyms and Antonyms
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.
Inquisitive about, concerning, in regard to, regarding trifles.
inquisitive, speculative, questioning, wondering(a)adjective
"if someone saw a man climbing a light post they might get inquisitive"; "raised a speculative eyebrow"
inquiring or appearing to inquire
"an inquiring look"; "the police are proverbially inquisitive"
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How to use inquisitive in a sentence?
Children are naturally inquisitive, that's why it's not uncommon to see children getting into these cleaning products.
A person is prudent if remains always an inquisitive student in the life’s school to learn to empower oneself from each experience of others and own.
It was (hard to watch), especially seeing a young fellow like this after five and a half hours, he was a bit inquisitive...but he's good now.
An inquisitive mind is the only means of travelling from the world of expectations to Reality
I am a third-grade teacher in an impoverished elementary school, my students are inquisitive, voracious readers who are craving to discover the newest adventure in their favorite book series.
Translations for inquisitive
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- پی جوPersian
- tiedonhaluinen, tiedonjanoinen, uteliasFinnish
- inquisitif, curieuxFrench
- ziņkārīgs, ziņkārsLatvian
- nieuwsgierig, inquisitiefDutch
- wścibski, ciekawskiPolish
- пытливый, любопытный, любознательныйRussian
- radoznao, радознао, знатижељан, znatiželjanSerbo-Croatian
- vetgirig, nyfiken, frågvisSwedish
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