curiousness


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Synonyms for curiousness

mental acquisitiveness

undue interest in the affairs of others

Synonyms for curiousness

a state of active curiosity

the quality of being alien or not native

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The curiousness is amplified when we note that throughout the twentieth century, the American public has consistently voiced support for some form of universal, national health care.
Although widely reviewed in its day, it has not traveled well to the present and even the angular curiousness of its title seems an invitation to set it aside.
To add to the curiousness, in MP Madarasz himself translates action restreinte as 'restrictive action' (MP 11-12).
The curiousness of the questions about Suzzallo's marital status, religion, etc.
As loony as this sounds, Russell has created a heartfelt movie that makes sense in its nonsense - a small picture about the big picture that in the end gives hope in its energy and curiousness even without having any answers.
The questions have ranged from gang-related to religious, from natural curiousness to understanding, from playfully humorous to sarcastic.
In a fit of curiousness, I grabbed hold of the string and started walking.
The obviousness, in light of the previous remarks about the Holocaust, should be apparent; the curiousness may need a little teasing.
It was not in the Brahms that one looked and not in solitariness and not in the old sad poetry but--he wrung his ear--but here, under your nose, here in the very curiousness and droll and extraness of the iron and the bark that--he shook his head--that--.
This is the wind that blows over the curiousness of innumerable karaoke bars, an absolutely chaotic system of motor vehicle traffic, babies and adults wearing US Army paraphernalia, fast food restaurants and glitzy gas stations.
The curiousness of his approach here is brought into sharp relief through another comparison with the Ethics, where in book I Aristotle consults the opinions of both the many and the wise on the definition of happiness and indicates that both contribute to the attainment of a correct answer.
Indeed, the curiousness of the situation is that both sides have misconstrued the power of multiculturalism in precisely the same way: as a threat to the capitalist system.
It was not in the Brahms that one looked and not in solitariness and not in the old sad poetry but--he wrung out his ear--but here, under your nose, here in the very curiousness and drollness and extraness of the iron and the bark that--he shook his head--that--" (332).