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English definition of “inquisitive”

inquisitive

adjective     /ɪnˈkwɪz.ɪ.tɪv/ US  /-t̬ɪv/
wanting to discover as much as you can about things, sometimes in a way that annoys people : an inquisitive child an inquisitive mind She could see inquisitive faces looking out from the windows next door .CuriosityQuestioning people and asking questions in generalSuspecting and questioning inquisitively     /-li/ adverb The mouse looked around the room inquisitively.CuriosityQuestioning people and asking questions in generalSuspecting and questioning inquisitiveness     /-nəs/ noun [U] CuriosityQuestioning people and asking questions in generalSuspecting and questioning
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