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curiosity

noun [U] (INTEREST)    /ˌkjʊə.riˈɒs.ɪ.ti/ US  /ˌkjʊr.iˈɑː.sə.t̬i/
B2 an eager wish to know or learn about something: to arouse / excite / satisfy someone's curiosity I'm burning with curiosity - you must tell me who's won ! She decided to call her ex-boyfriend out of curiosity. "Why do you ask ?" "Oh, just idle curiosity (= for no particular reason )."CuriosityQuestioning people and asking questions in generalSuspecting and questioning
(Definition of curiosity noun (INTEREST) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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