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incurious

[in-kyoo r-ee-uh s] /ɪnˈkyʊər i əs/
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
1560-1570
1560-70; < Latin incūriōsus. See in-3, curious
Related forms
incuriosity
[in-kyoo r-ee-os-i-tee] /ˌɪn kyʊər iˈɒs ɪ ti/ (Show IPA),
incuriousness, noun
incuriously, adverb
Synonyms
1. uninterested, apathetic, unconcerned.
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British Dictionary definitions for incuriousness

incurious

/ɪnˈkjʊərɪəs/
adjective
1.
not curious; indifferent or uninterested
Derived Forms
incuriosity (ɪnˌkjʊərɪˈɒsɪtɪ), incuriousness, noun
incuriously, adverb
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Word Origin and History for incuriousness

incurious

adj.

1560s, "negligent, heedless," from Latin incuriosus "careless, negligent, unconcerned," from in- "not, opposite of, without" (see in- (1)) + curiosus (see curious). Meaning "uninquisitive" is from 1610s. Objective sense of "unworthy of attention" is from 1747.

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