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Inquisitive

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Adjective

1. inquisitive, questioning, speculative, wondering

showing curiosity

Example Sentences:
'if someone saw a man climbing a light post they might get inquisitive'
'raised a speculative eyebrow'

2. inquisitive

inquiring or appearing to inquire

Example Sentences:
'an inquiring look'
'the police are proverbially inquisitive'

WordNet Lexical Database for English. Princeton University. 2010.


Inquisitive

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adjective
1. 
excessively curious, esp about the affairs of others; prying
2. 
eager to learn; inquiring

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Inquisitive

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adjective
1. 
inclined to ask many questions or seek information; eager to learn
2. 
asking more questions than is necessary or proper; prying

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Inquisitive

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adj.
1. Inclined to investigate; eager for knowledge: inquisitive investigators.
2. Unduly curious and inquiring: "You will have privacy without inquisitive visitors and intrusive medical assessments" (Elisabeth Noble).

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