Curiosity in a sentence

Definition of Curiosity

(uncountable) Inquisitiveness; the tendency to ask and learn about things by asking questions, investigating, or exploring. [from 17th c.] | A unique or extraordinary object which arouses interest. [from 17th c.] | (obsolete) Careful, delicate construction; fine workmanship, delicacy of building. [16th-19th c.]

How to use Curiosity in a Sentence?

  • Lessingham appeared to be sharing the mild curiosity which the others showed concerning the hat.
  • A litter of loose pages at the bottom of the box excited my curiosity but faintly.
  • These conclusions naturally stimulated his curiosity more than ever, but nothing came of it.
  • Frank advanced to the table, curiosity dawning in his expression as he recognized the box.
  • As she showed no curiosity on the point, he merely promised to come to luncheon in the morning.
  • This went on for about six weeks, and attracted a good deal of curiosity in the neighborhood.
  • Nora did not want to look, but curiosity drew her eyes imperiously toward Courtlandt.
  • In his experience he had observed with some curiosity that drink and women were alike in throwing men off their balance.
  • Each whispered to the other, and they all became fired with curiosity more potent than money bribes.
  • A curiosity seized her to know what was in his mind, to sound the depths of that unfathomable reserve.
  • He was not conscious of asking anything, but being a soldier his curiosity followed a more or less definite line.
  • Gray noticed the action, and a vivid curiosity rose up in him to know what the man kept so jealously hidden there.
  • Still, however, sufficient materials are to be found for satisfying all reasonable curiosity on the subject.
  • Such were the vague rumors which for a long time tantalized without gratifying my curiosity on the interesting subject of these pirate traditions.
  • The older mountain men met the innovation as they met any departure from their traditions, with curiosity and distrust.
  • But days and weeks passed away, and nothing turned up to gratify or satisfy public curiosity in the matter.
  • She was sometimes like a hypnotised spectator watching with foolish, involuntary curiosity the actions of one whom she had been bidden to watch.
  • He was too far gone in despair to have even a flicker of curiosity as to how Lumley came to be lying there.
  • I had the curiosity to buy a copy of his magazine afterwards, and it seemed much the same sort of thing that had worried my mother in my boyhood.
  • They seemed pagan in a newer and more placid sense; and he felt a newer and more boyish curiosity and courage for the consulting of the oracle.
  • Even Haidee softened and turned into a real child as she hung with perpetual curiosity over the cot of the new-comer.
  • It was a great relief to her, just then, to be with strangers who accepted her entirely at face-value, with neither curiosity nor demand.
  • His curiosity was aroused; he played the stupid, unseeing, patient, and timid person he was so eminently not.
  • The Turks are not at all curious, or if so, they hide their curiosity most carefully, for they never seem to look at a stranger.

Short Example Sentence for Curiosity

  • What will not curiosity do!
  • There was no curiosity in this question.
  • His curiosity about such things was insatiable.
  • But wisdom and curiosity seldom mingle.
  • I was obliged to repress my curiosity for the present.
  • I gazed and listened with intense curiosity and enjoyment.
  • His curiosity satisfied, he gave the wheat his attention.
  • He is never betrayed into any curiosity or unbecoming emotion.
  • Chook looked with curiosity at the crowd; they were all strangers to him.
  • For a moment she had rebelled, but her curiosity was not to be denied.
  • Their curiosity and sense of awe had made them go back into the mine.
  • Beldi began to regard the Pasha with curiosity and astonishment.
  • The little Frenchwoman was torn with curiosity and repression.
  • A kind of angry curiosity caused John to delay his departure.
  • I did not see, though I shared the curiosity of mankind respecting it.
  • It happened one day he went out of curiosity to see the great duke's lions.

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