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Definition of Inquisitive


  1. Disposed to ask questions, especially in matters which do not concern the inquirer.
  2. Given to examination, investigation, or research; searching; curious.
  3. A person who is inquisitive; one curious in research.

Inquisitive Quotations

The news of the discovery spread fast all over the country, and inquisitive enquiries mingled with congratulations from this moment became the daily programme.
Howard Carter

My view is different. Public relations are a key component of any operation in this day of instant communications and rightly inquisitive citizens.
Alvin Adams

Children astound me with their inquisitive minds. The world is wide and mysterious to them, and as they piece together the puzzle of life, they ask 'Why?' ceaselessly.
John C. Maxwell

One of the most effective tools that the Cheney-Bush junta has used to marginalize dissenting or even mildly inquisitive American citizens has been the accusation of being unpatriotic.
Viggo Mortensen

Every man ought to be inquisitive through every hour of his great adventure down to the day when he shall no longer cast a shadow in the sun. For if he dies without a question in his heart, what excuse is there for his continuance?
Frank Moore Colby
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Inquisitive Translations

inquisitive in Afrikaans is nuuskierig
inquisitive in Danish is nysgerrig
inquisitive in Dutch is nieuwsgierig, weetgierig
inquisitive in Spanish is estudioso, inquisitivo
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