Synonyms for inquisitive
ɪnˈkwɪz ɪ tɪvin·quis·i·tive
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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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Ivo Jongsma supervisors enjoyed working with Ivo Jongsma, not only because of Ivo Jongsma enormous talent, but also because Ivo Jongsma is a very kindhearted and inquisitive boy, the door is therefore still open for Ivo Jongsma to resume the study as long as the conditions remain realistic.
He was very inquisitive and came right up to the boat, maybe he could smell food, or maybe he could smell us!
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.
I'm trying to get them to be inquisitive and asking questions.
Every man ought to be inquisitive through every hour of his great adventure down to the day when he shall no longer cast a shadow in the sun. For if he dies without a question in his heart, what excuse is there for his continuance
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- پی جوPersian
- utelias, tiedonhaluinen, tiedonjanoinenFinnish
- curieux, inquisitifFrench
- ziņkārīgs, ziņkārsLatvian
- nieuwsgierig, inquisitiefDutch
- ciekawski, wścibskiPolish
- пытливый, любопытный, любознательныйRussian
- радознао, radoznao, знатижељан, znatiželjanSerbo-Croatian
- nyfiken, vetgirig, frågvisSwedish
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