HyperDic: inquisitive

English > 2 senses of the word inquisitive:
ADJECTIVEallinquisitive, speculative, questioning, wonderingshowing curiosity
allinquisitiveinquiring or appearing to inquire
inquisitive > pronunciation
Soundsihnkwih'zihtihv
Rhymesabortive ... vituperative: 304 rhymes with ihv...
English > inquisitive: 2 senses > adjective 1
Meaningshowing curiosity.
Example"if someone saw a man climbing a light post they might get inquisitive"
Synonymsspeculative, questioning, wondering
Broadercuriouseager to investigate and learn or learn more (sometimes about others' concerns)
Spanishinquisitivo, interrogativo
Nounsinquisitivenessa state of active curiosity
Adverbsinquisitivelywith curiosity
Verbsinquirehave a wish or desire to know something
English > inquisitive: 2 senses > adjective 2
Meaninginquiring or appearing to inquire.
Example "the police are proverbially inquisitive"
Broaderinquiringgiven to inquiry / inquiry
Spanishinquisitivo
Nounsinquisitivenessa state of active curiosity
Verbsinquirehave a wish or desire to know something
inquireconduct an inquiry or investigation of

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