Like Socrates, Street Epistemologists are to understand themselves as inquisitive teachers, not combative lecturers.
They possess a way of looking that is inquisitive but not curious.
Indeed, the crowd at my reading was attentive, inquisitive—and willing to spend money on printed books.
late 14c., from Old French inquisitif, from Late Latin inquisitivus "making inquiry," from Latin inquisit-, past participle stem of inquirere (see inquire).
An housbonde shal nat been Inquisityf of goddes pryuetee nor of his wyf. [Chaucer, "Miller's Prologue"]Related: Inquisitively; inquisitiveness.