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1. curious

adjective. ['ˈkjʊriːəs'] beyond or deviating from the usual or expected.

Synonyms

  • rummy
  • strange
  • funny
  • peculiar
  • queer
  • rum
  • unusual
  • singular

Antonyms

  • trustful
  • unperplexed
  • exhausted
  • matched

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Words that Rhyme with Curious

  • spurious
  • injurious
  • murias
  • furious

How to spell curious? Is it curaious? Or courious? Common misspellings are:

  • curaious
  • courious

Example sentences of the word curious


1. Adjective
Horns can also get stuck in fencing or anywhere a curious goat tries to go.

Quotes containing the word curious


1. To me, one of the best faces America has ever projected is the face of a Peace Corps volunteer. That face symbolizes this country: young, curious, brimming with idealism and hope - and a real, honest compassion.
- Teresa Heinz

2. I have no special talents. I am only passionately curious.
- Albert Einstein

3. But maybe music was not intended to satisfy the curious definiteness of man. Maybe it is better to hope that music may always be transcendental language in the most extravagant sense.
- Charles Ives

2. curious

adjective. ['ˈkjʊriːəs'] eager to investigate and learn or learn more (sometimes about others' concerns).

Synonyms

  • speculative
  • overcurious
  • inquiring
  • inquisitive
  • prying
  • snoopy
  • wondering
  • nosey
  • questioning

Antonyms

  • uninquiring
  • sound
  • empirical
  • answer

3. curious

adjective. ['ˈkjʊriːəs'] having curiosity aroused; eagerly interested in learning more.

Antonyms

  • even
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