As Gondry asks Chomsky about his childhood, the answer soon becomes clear: a skeptical, inquisitive, combative mind.
Like Socrates, Street Epistemologists are to understand themselves as inquisitive teachers, not combative lecturers.
But what about the eloquent, book smart, interesting, quirky, inquisitive black woman, you ask?
Indeed, the crowd at my reading was attentive, inquisitive—and willing to spend money on printed books.
Sample tweet: “I'm sure HH will be just as inquisitive about technology as he has been over the past 14 reincarnations.”
And very soon the inquisitive had other food for their curiosity.
He cocked his head an' peered at the skipper like an inquisitive bird.
They were no sooner gone than an inquisitive whisper of "Who is he?"
We see why in some points it tends to be inquisitive or intolerant.
His replies were so unsatisfactory to the inquisitive chief, that he arrested the suspected felon and sent him to Kambia.
late 14c., from Old French inquisitif, from Late Latin inquisitivus "making inquiry," from Latin inquisit-, past participle stem of inquirere (see inquire).
An housbonde shal nat been Inquisityf of goddes pryuetee nor of his wyf. [Chaucer, "Miller's Prologue"]Related: Inquisitively; inquisitiveness.