Definitions of inquisitiveness

  1. a state of active curiosity Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  2. The quality or state of being inquisitive; the disposition to seek explanation and information; curiosity to learn what is unknown; esp., uncontrolled and impertinent curiosity. Webster Dictionary DB

Usage examples for inquisitiveness

  1. Mr. Boswell, whose inquisitiveness is seconded by great activity, scrambled in at a high window, but found the stairs within broken, and could not reach the top. – A Journey to the Western Isles of Scotland by Samuel Johnson
  2. I understand your inquisitiveness one must know everyone else. – The White Invaders by Raymond King Cummings