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Meaning of INQUIRING

Pronunciation:  in'kwIring

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  a request for information
  2. [adj]  given to inquiry; "an inquiring mind"
 

INQUIRING is a 9 letter word that starts with I.

 

 Synonyms: fact-finding, inquisitive, inquisitorial, inquisitory, investigative, investigatory, probing, questioning, searching
 
 Antonyms: uninquiring, uninquisitive
 
 See Also: asking, challenge, curious, enquiry, examination, inquiry, interrogation, query, question, request

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\In*quir"ing\, a.
Given to inquiry; disposed to investigate causes; curious;
as, an inquiring mind.

 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: agape, agog, all agog, analysis, asking, bringing into question, burning with curiosity, catechetical method, catechistic, catechization, catechizing, challenge, consumed with curiosity, curious, dispute, examination, ghoulish, gossipy, inquest, inquirendo, inquiring mind, inquiry, inquisition, inquisitional, inquisitive, inquisitorial, interested, interpellation, interrogation, interrogational, interrogative, interrogatory, investigative, itchy, morbid, morbidly curious, open-eyed, openmouthed, overcurious, probing, prurient, pumping, querying, questioning, quiz, quizzical, quizzing, scopophiliac, seeking, Socratic method, supercurious, voyeuristic
 

 

 

 

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