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Meaning of CURIOUSNESS

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  the quality of being alien or not native; "the strangeness of a foreigner"
  2. [n]  a state of active curiosity
 

CURIOUSNESS is a 11 letter word that starts with C.

 

 Synonyms: foreignness, inquisitiveness, strangeness
 
 Antonyms: nativeness
 
 See Also: alienage, alienism, curiosity, exoticism, exoticness, exotism, nosiness, prying, quality, snoopiness, wonder

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Cu"ri*ous*ness\, n.
1. Carefulness; painstaking. [Obs.]

         My father's care With curiousness and cost did train
         me up.                                -- Massinger.

2. The state of being curious; exactness of workmanship;
   ingenuity of contrivance.

3. Inquisitiveness; curiosity.

 

 

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