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curiosities, plural;
  1. A strong desire to know or learn something
    • - filled with curiosity, she peered through the window
  2. A strange or unusual object or fact
    • - he showed them some of the curiosities of the house

  1. a state in which you want to learn more about something
  2. curio: something unusual -- perhaps worthy of collecting
  3. (curious) beyond or deviating from the usual or expected; "a curious hybrid accent"; "her speech has a funny twang"; "they have some funny ideas about war"; "had an odd name"; "the peculiar aromatic odor of cloves"; "something definitely queer about this town"; "what a rum fellow"; "singular ...
  4. (curious) eager to investigate and learn or learn more (sometimes about others' concerns); "a curious child is a teacher's delight"; "a trap door that made me curious"; "curious investigators"; "traffic was slowed by curious rubberneckers"; "curious about the neighbor's doings"
  5. Curiosity (from Latin curiosus "careful, diligent, curious," akin to cura "care") is an emotion related to natural inquisitive behavior such as exploration, investigation, and learning, evident by observation in human and many animal species. ...
  6. Curiosity is the debut album of the Eric Stuart Band, in which Eric Stuart is the songwriter and lead singer. Stuart is also highly acclaimed as a voice actor and voice director (see article on Eric Stuart). This album was released in 1996 on Stuart’s own independent label, Widow's Peak Records. ...
  7. Curiosity is a 2009 British short film written and directed by Toby Spanton.
  8. The Mars Science Laboratory (MSL), known as Curiosity, is a NASA rover scheduled to be launched in November 2011 and land on Mars in August 2012. It would perform the first-ever precision landing on Mars. ...
  9. "Curiosity" was the first single released by The Jets from their critically and commercially successful debut album The Jets. This was a successful single on the R&B chart in the U.S., peaking at number eight.
  10. (Curious (fragrance)) Curious is a women's fragrance from Elizabeth Arden, and is the first perfume to be endorsed by Britney Spears, preceding "Fantasy." Spears reportedly earned $52 million from the endorsement.
  11. Careful, delicate construction; fine workmanship, delicacy of building. [16th-19th c.]; Inquisitiveness; the tendency to ask learn about things by asking questions, investigating, or exploring. [from 17th c.]; A unique or extraordinary object which arouses interest. [from 17th c.]
  12. (curious) Fastidious, particular; demanding a high standard of excellence, difficult to satisfy; Inquisitive; tending to ask questions, investigate, or explore; Prompted by curiosity; unusual; odd; out of the ordinary; bizarre
  13. (Curious) I was wondering have anyone ever heard of Bridgetconcepts or Bridget Triple B concepts? I am also wondering are they a fraudulant company?
  14. (curious) bilirgе süygеn, talpınŋan
  15. (curious) careful, diligent; skillful; eager; skillfully made
  16. (curious) eager to know about all things
  17. (curious) highly detailed, as in workmanship; elaborate.
  18. (curious) wanting to know things: "I'm curious to find out what you think of the situation."
  19. 'This is what prolongs the troubles of those afflicted with blind curiosity, i.e., those who seek out rarities simply in order to wonder at them and not in order to know them, for gradually they become so full of wonder that things of no importance are no less apt to arrest their attention than ...
  20. the desire to know what is happening or has happened.
  21. Eagerness to learn or know something in science.
  22. An open-ness to having a new opinion. For consumers, the rewards of curiosity include getting higher value, bragging rights, having news value or product enthusiasm, or achieving an aspiration to be identified with the brand. ...
  23. (1) hope. (2) an objectionable quality of the female mind. The desire to know whether or not a woman is cursed with curiosity is one of the most active and insatiable passions of the masculine mind. (3) the desire to learn something harmless - the engine of science. /
  24. Kender have an overwhelming sense of curiosity. They have a natural drive that leads them to explore anything they can get into. This curiosity can sometimes even override common sense. ...
  25. Being curious about the nature of learning, about the world, its people and cultures.