HyperDic: curiousness

English > 2 senses of the word curiousness:
NOUNcognitioncuriousness, inquisitivenessa state of active curiosity
attributecuriousness, foreignness, strangenessthe quality of being alien or not native
English > curiousness: 2 senses > noun 1, cognition
MeaningA state of active curiosity.
Narrowernosiness, prying, snoopinessoffensive inquisitiveness
Broadercuriosity, wonderA state in which you want to learn more about something
Adjectivescuriouseager to investigate and learn or learn more (sometimes about others' concerns)
English > curiousness: 2 senses > noun 2, attribute
MeaningThe quality of being alien or not native.
Synonymsforeignness, strangeness
Attributesforeign, strangerelating to or originating in or characteristic of another place or part of the world
Narroweralienage, alienismThe quality of being alien
exoticism, exoticness, exotismThe quality of being exotic
BroaderqualityAn essential and distinguishing attribute of something or someone
OppositenativenessThe quality of belonging to or being connected with a certain place or region by virtue of birth or origin
Spanishextrañeza, rareza
Catalanestranyesa, raresa
Adjectivescuriousbeyond or deviating from the usual or expected

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