Curious Definition

kyo͝orē-əs
adjective
Eager to learn or know.
Webster's New World
Unnecessarily inquisitive; prying.
Webster's New World
Arousing attention or interest because unusual or strange; odd.
Webster's New World
Highly detailed, as in workmanship; elaborate.
Webster's New World
Accomplished with skill or ingenuity.
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Origin of Curious

  • Middle English from Old French curios from Latin cūriōsus careful, inquisitive from cūra care cure

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Old French curios, from Latin curiosus.

    From Wiktionary

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