But, thankfully, Dyer disobeys his hero and himself and gets all pondery, letting his inquisitiveness off the chain.
And yet, her inquisitiveness and restless mind seem to make it hard for her to be a full-on believer.
The curiosity and inquisitiveness of many landlords was a standing jest.
Then his eyes flashed, and in his turn he seemed to yield to inquisitiveness.
But, if you'll pardon my inquisitiveness, I'd like to ask why you are making this wild goose chase half around the world?
LOT, Mrs., the only woman who had an inquisitiveness which became practical.
A person of charming manner is usually free from resentments, inquisitiveness, and moods.
His dark eyes sparkle with inquisitiveness behind the pince-nez.
Dorothy Usk looks at him with inquisitiveness: she has never known him fail to rely on his own attractions before.
Also the inquisitiveness of the Editor had irritated him and had closed his lips in sheer disgust.
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.