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view main entry for inquisitiveadjective  /ɪnˈkwɪzətɪv/
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noun [uncountable]
inquisitiveness noun [uncountable]Asking a lot of questions and wanting to know things: curious, inquisitive, questioning, inquiring, nosy, curiously, curiosity, enquiring

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