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English definition of “curiosity”

curiosity

noun
 
 
/ˌkjʊəriˈɒsəti/
FEELING [U] B2 the feeling of wanting to know or learn about something: My curiosity got the better of me and I opened the envelope. Just out of curiosity, how did you get my address?CuriosityQuestioning people and asking questions in generalSuspecting and questioning
STRANGE THING [C] something strange or unusualStrange, suspicious and unnatural things and people
(Definition of curiosity from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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