Definition of inquisitiveness noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



    BrE BrE//ɪnˈkwɪzətɪvnəs//
    ; NAmE NAmE//ɪnˈkwɪzətɪvnəs//
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  1. 1a strong interest in learning about many different things She was impressed by the inquisitiveness of the children.
  2. 2(sometimes disapproving) a desire to find out about what other people are doing, etc, especially by asking a lot of questions synonym curiosity (1)