英 [ˌkjʊəri'ɒsəti] 美 [ˌkjʊri'ɑːsəti]
- n. 好奇心；好奇；稀奇的人或物
- [U]好奇心 the desire to learn and know
- [C]珍品；古董；奇异的物或事 an unusual and interesting thing
a state in which you want to learn more about something
something unusual -- perhaps worthy of collecting
- The child showed a healthy curiosity.
- Her curiosity was piqued.
- I had to explain the reasons to satisfy his curiosity.
- The rumors excite her curiosity.
- Just to satisfy my curiosity, how much did you pay for your car?
- Curiosity is part of the children's nature.
- The old wooden skis are a curiosity.
- She is so eccentric that she is regarded as a bit of a curiosity.
- My curiosity was fully aroused.
- Her curiosity was purely scientific.
- Their curiosity was aroused by his strange behaviour.
- Your curiosity must be well satisfied if you have no more questions to ask.
- Eventually, his curiosity got the better of him and he had to take a look in the box.
- Harry's curiosity got the better of him and he unlocked the cupboard.
- As the only girl who played football for the school team, she was quite a curiosity.
- This old map is quite a curiosity.
- That old chair is quite a curiosity.
- These are historical curiosities.
- A cart pulled by oxen is now a curiosity.
- As a child, he had great curiosity.
- School should awaken a child's natural curiosity.
- The child showed a healthy curiosity.
- I couldn't restrain my curiosity.
- An experienced public speaker usually begins by arousing the audience's curiosity.
- He brought home many curiosities from his travels.
- Michael Jakson collected a lot of curiosities.
- That was prompted by curiosity.
- He was prompted by curiosity to ask questions.
- Driven by sudden curiosity, I went to Laura's dressing table.
- They were drawn to the church not by piety but by curiosity.
- Looking up,I saw her eyes fixed on me in curiosity.
- He is a man of no small curiosity.
- We're all dying of curiosity—come on, tell us what happened!
- The old man is so eccentric that she is regarded as a bit of a curiosity.
- I asked merely out of curiosity.
- He asked the question out of curiosity.
- He gave in to curiosity and opened the letter addressed to his sister.
- We went to the show out of curiosity more than anything else.
- He is being eaten up with curiosity.
- He looked on me with curiosity.
- The children watched us with mild curiosity.
- She has an insatiable curiosity about life.
- I'm full of curiosity about our new house.
- She showed great curiosity about other people's affairs.
- There are some who show great curiosity about other people's affairs.
- I needed to satisfy my curiosity about what it was like to make records.
- She is dying of curiosity to know what happened.
- The boy was dying of a curiosity to know what in the box.
- The children are dying of curiosity to see what's in the parcel.
- They were lured by a curiosity to see the historic spot.
- It is merely natural curiosity to want to see the picture.
- “Why do you ask?”“Mere curiosity.”
- I don't know why I asked—just idle curiosity.
- have a curiosity 好奇
- arouse sb's curiosity 唤起某人的好奇心
- awaken sb's curiosity 唤起某人的好奇心
- display curiosity 表现出好奇心
- excite sb's curiosity 激起某人的好奇心
- feed sb's curiosity 满足某人的好奇心
- gratify sb's curiosity 满足某人的好奇心
- manifest curiosity 表现出好奇心
- provoke sb's curiosity 引起某人的好奇心
- restrain sb's curiosity 抑制某人的好奇心
- satisfy sb's curiosity 满足某人的好奇心
- show sb's curiosity 表现出好奇心
- stimulate sb's curiosity 激起某人的好奇心
- whet sb's curiosity 引起某人的好奇心
- ardent curiosity 强烈的好奇心
- childish curiosity 孩子气的好奇心
- great curiosity 很大的好奇心
- historical curiosities 历史珍品
- hungry curiosity 如饥似渴的好奇心
- idle curiosity 无聊的好奇心
- insatiable curiosity 无法满足的好奇心
- intellectual curiosity 求知欲
- intense curiosity 强烈的好奇心
- literary curiosities 文学珍品
- medical curiosity 医学上罕见的病例
- mere curiosity 纯粹出于好奇心
- mild curiosity 有些好奇心
- morbid curiosity 病态的好奇心
- natural curiosity 天生的好奇心
- open curiosity 公然过问与己无关的事
- simple curiosity 纯粹出于好奇心
- unquenchable curiosity 无法满足的好奇心
- curiosity shop 古董店
- a sense of curiosity 好奇心
- from curiosity 出于好奇心
- out of curiosity 出于好奇心
- through curiosity 出于好奇心
- with curiosity 带着好奇心；好奇地
- curiosity about 对…的好奇
I spied upon her..from curiosity to know what she might be doing or thinking.出自： L. Durrell