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American Dictionary of the English Language

Webster's Dictionary 1828

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Inquisitive


INQUIS'ITIVE, adjective s as z. Apt to ask questions; addicted to inquiry; inclined to seek information by questions; followed by about or after. He was very inquisitive about or after news. Children are usually inquisitive

1. Inclined to seek knowledge by discussion, investigation or observation; given to research. He possesses an inquisitive mind or disposition. We live in an inquisitive age.

INQUIS'ITIVE, noun A person who is inquisitive; one curious in research.