Definition of curiosity
- The construction inside their house aroused the curiosity of their neighbors.
- intellectual curiosity
- Her natural curiosity led her to ask more questions.
Her natural curiosity led her to ask more questions.
The arrival of a construction crew at their house attracted the curiosity of their neighbors.
The movie failed to satisfy her curiosity about the assassination.
Tobacco was once a curiosity in Europe.
The antique shop was full of curiosities.
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to lessen the seriousness or strength of
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