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Definition of Curious


  1. Difficult to please or satisfy; solicitous to be correct; careful; scrupulous; nice; exact.
  2. Exhibiting care or nicety; artfully constructed; elaborate; wrought with elegance or skill.
  3. Careful or anxious to learn; eager for knowledge; given to research or inquiry; habitually inquisitive; prying; -- sometimes with after or of.
  4. Exciting attention or inquiry; awakening surprise; inviting and rewarding inquisitiveness; not simple or plain; strange; rare.

Curious Quotations

We keep moving forward, opening new doors, and doing new things, because we're curious and curiosity keeps leading us down new paths.
Walt Disney

Look up at the stars and not down at your feet. Try to make sense of what you see, and wonder about what makes the universe exist. Be curious.
Stephen Hawking

When you're curious, you find lots of interesting things to do.
Walt Disney

Be less curious about people and more curious about ideas. - Marie Curie
Be less curious about people and more curious about ideas.
Marie Curie

I am not a sexy woman, I'm not beautiful, I'm not a sex kitten, I don't flirt with people, yet I've been tagged more of sex symbol than women who truly are and I that's solely because I don't reveal too much: people are curious.
Shirley Manson
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Curious Translations

curious in Afrikaans is nuuskierig
curious in Danish is nysgerrig
curious in Dutch is typisch, curieus, vreemd
curious in Finnish is kummallinen
curious in Italian is memorabile, curioso
curious in Norwegian is nyskjerrig
curious in Portuguese is curioso
curious in Spanish is curioso
curious in Swedish is underlig, konstig, nyfiken
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