incurious

[in-kyoor-ee-uhs]
adjective
1.
not curious; not inquisitive or observant; inattentive; indifferent.
2.
Archaic. lacking care or attention; careless; negligent.
3.
Archaic. deficient in interest or novelty.

Origin:
1560–70; < Latin incūriōsus. See in-3, curious

incuriosity [in-kyoor-ee-os-i-tee] , incuriousness, noun
incuriously, adverb


1. uninterested, apathetic, unconcerned.
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incurious (ɪnˈkjʊərɪəs)
 
adj
not curious; indifferent or uninterested
 
incuriosity
 
n
 
in'curiousness
 
n
 
in'curiously
 
adv

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Example sentences
His confidence in the power and performance of his nation makes him provokingly incurious about other nations.
His tone deliberately incurious, his mind racing in all directions.
Either you're paying attention to the portrayal or you're incurious.
But he seemed largely incurious about anyone's essential character, their integrity or motive.
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