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curiousness


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Curiousness  \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. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  curiousness 
  n  1:  a  state  of  active  curiosity  [syn:  {inquisitiveness}] 
  2:  the  quality  of  being  alien  or  not  native:  "the  strangeness 
  of  a  foreigner"  [syn:  {foreignness},  {strangeness}]  [ant: 
  {nativeness}] 




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