In the mid-'90s, collegiate a cappella exploded from an Ivy League curiosity to a full-blown coed pursuit.
The man, gripped by curiosity, drills a hole to discover what the pipe carries.
It all feels like an extension of herself, or her curiosity, in a way.
In his older age, unfortunately, Frankel seems to have lost the curiosity he felt as a younger man.
Ask “What time is it” in whatever city piques your curiosity.
One day my mother had the curiosity to come behind the scenes.
A pioneer is a brave fellow, with the courage of his own curiosity.
He evidently saw in me a mystery which excited his curiosity.
A plain case, that he had left his curiosity with me, and designed to shew me no other.
Ahenobarbus will burst from curiosity, when I tell him that it is from nature.
late 14c., "careful attention to detail," also "desire to know or learn" (originally usually in a bad sense), from Old French curiosete "curiosity, avidity, choosiness" (Modern French curiosité), from Latin curiositatem (nominative curiositas) "desire of knowledge, inquisitiveness," from curiosus (see curious). Neutral or good sense is from early 17c. Meaning "an object of interest" is from 1640s.