As I said, Balzac wrote about an epoch that is curiously like our own.
He looked at me curiously, with that same searching glance which I hate and fear so in doctors.
As I enter, I glance back to see the sad people on the street staring in curiously.
curiously, even the dark meat does not ooze rivers of juice when you bite it.
And with all this change, so curiously parallel to that of the Other-world, goes too the same inevitable change in ideals.
Tatò looked at him curiously for a moment, to see whether he were in earnest.
She finished buttoning her gloves and was looking at him curiously.
In short, he was installed in the house as my future son-in-law, without my asking too curiously by what door he entered.
Yet they have, what is so curiously rare in English literature, the charm of reverie.
How curiously she has come into the lives of these Grandons a second time, and gone out with as little result.
mid-14c., "eager to know" (often in a bad sense), from Old French curios "solicitous, anxious, inquisitive; odd, strange" (Modern French curieux) and directly from Latin curiosus "careful, diligent; inquiring eagerly, meddlesome," akin to cura "care" (see cure (n.)). The objective sense of "exciting curiosity" is 1715 in English. In booksellers' catalogues, the word means "erotic, pornographic." Curiouser and curiouser is from "Alice in Wonderland" (1865).