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curious /ˈkjʊəriəs $ ˈkjʊr-/ adjective

کنجکاو ، نادر ، غریب
- inquiring, inquisitive, interested, questioning, searching
- inquisitive, meddling, nosy (informal), prying
- unusual, bizarre, extraordinary, mysterious, novel, odd, peculiar, rare, strange, unexpected
Antonyms: incurious
Contrasted words: aloof, detached, disinterested, indifferent, unconcerned, uninterested, apathetic, impassive, phlegmatic, stolid
Related Idioms: consumed (or burning or eaten up) with curiosity, curious as a cat (or monkey)
Related Words: searching, analytical, prurient, interfering, intermeddling, meddling, tampering, examining, inspecting, scrutinizing, impertinent, intrusive, meddlesome
English Thesaurus: interested, fascinated, curious, intrigued, be into something, ...

[TahlilGaran] English Synonym Dictionary

curious S3 /ˈkjʊəriəs $ ˈkjʊr-/ adjective
[Date: 1300-1400; Language: Old French; Origin: curios, from Latin curiosus 'careful, wanting to know', from cura; cure1]

1. wanting to know about something ⇒ inquisitive:
Puppies are naturally curious.
curious about
He was curious about how she would react.
curious to know/see/hear etc
Mandy was curious to know what happened.
curious look/glance
Her shouting attracted some curious glances from other people in the restaurant.

2. strange or unusual:
He felt a curious mixture of excitement and panic.
a curious coincidence
It’s curious that she left without saying goodbye.
—curiously adverb:
‘What have you got in there?’ Felix asked curiously.
She felt curiously calm.

[TahlilGaran] Dictionary of Contemporary English

I. eager to find out about sb/sth
VERBS be, feel, seem | became, get, grow | remain | make sb Her secretive manner had made me curious.
ADV. deeply, extremely, intensely, very I was intensely curious to know more about him.
a little, mildly, rather, slightly | frankly She coped with the frankly curious looks of the men.
genuinely | idly He saw a book on the table and picked it up, idly curious.
naturally Puppies are naturally curious.
PREP. about I was curious about how she would react.
as to She was curious as to why he was there.
PHRASES curious to find out/know/see sb/sth

[TahlilGaran] Collocations Dictionary

II. strange/unusual
VERBS be, feel, look, seem, smell, taste | find sb/sth
ADV. extremely, very I find it very curious that you did not tell anyone.
a little, rather, slightly, somewhat The wine tasted rather curious.

[TahlilGaran] Collocations Dictionary

BAD: I was curious what she would look like.
GOOD: I was curious to know what she would look like.
BAD: I'm very curious of the country and its inhabitants.
GOOD: I'm very curious about the country and its inhabitants.

Usage Note:
curious about/as to : 'I'm curious as to how he knows our address.'
curious to see/know etc: 'We're all curious to see what his new girlfriend is like.'

[TahlilGaran] Dictionary of Common Errors

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TahlilGaran : دیکشنری آنلاین تحلیلگران (معنی curious) | علیرضا معتمد , دیکشنری تحلیلگران , وب اپلیکیشن , تحلیلگران , دیکشنری , آنلاین , آیفون , IOS , آموزش مجازی 4.86 : 2206
4.86دیکشنری آنلاین تحلیلگران (معنی curious)
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