Meaning of curiosity

cu•ri•os•i•ty

Pronunciation: (kyoor"ē-os'i-tē), [key]
— pl. -ties.
  1. the desire to learn or know about anything; inquisitiveness.
  2. a curious, rare, or novel thing.
  3. a strange, curious, or interesting quality.
  4. carefulness; fastidiousness.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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