- made or prepared skillfully.
- done with painstaking accuracy or attention to detail: a curious inquiry.
- careful; fastidious.
- marked by intricacy or subtlety.
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Robert Patterson, professor of mathematics at the University of the State of Pennsylvania, gave Peale his first specimen for the museum, “a curious fish called the paddle fish caught in the Allegheny River,” Peale wrote.When Science Was the Best Show in America - Issue 93: Forerunners|Lee Alan Dugatkin|November 18, 2020|Nautilus
Pauli was curious about that question, but not enough to devote the time to it for which Jung might have hoped.The Synchronicity of Wolfgang Pauli and Carl Jung - Issue 93: Forerunners|Paul Halpern|November 18, 2020|Nautilus
Still more curious, despite having signed the Peacock distribution deal with Roku, NBCUniversal has yet to reach one with Amazon.
OZY’s mission statement, for example, is “to help curious people see the world more broadly and more boldly.”Why Employees Should Write Their Company’s Obituary|Sean Braswell|November 16, 2020|Ozy
That made me curious about what’s going on from a tech angle.Is the fashion industry’s sustainability effort only skin-deep?|Aaron Pressman|November 13, 2020|Fortune
For one Speyside distillery in particular, The Macallan, that process has come to be defined by some curiously small stills.
After the postwar disintegration of the British Empire, Scots curiously disassociated themselves with the period altogether.Scotland’s ‘Yes’ Campaign and the Myth of Scottish Equality|Noah Caldwell|September 18, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Curiously, even the dark meat does not ooze rivers of juice when you bite it.Charlottesville Is Swimming in Finger Lickin’ Gas Station Fried Chicken|Jane & Michael Stern|May 26, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Curiously, Patton's accusers never came up with a reason she'd have killed her husband.
For the rest of the world, it was a curiously bizarre event.Eavesdropping On Kim and Kanye’s Florentine “Wedding of the Century”|Barbie Latza Nadeau|May 24, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The jokes and drinks, which curiously resemble each other, are the best.Letters from America|Rupert Brooke
Michael's last week at school was a curiously unreal experience.Sinister Street, vol. 1|Compton Mackenzie
I found myself in a house which was curiously bare of furniture.Gossamer|George A. Birmingham
She glanced at him curiously as he straightened himself again and dropped upon the cushions at her feet.The Transgression of Andrew Vane|Guy Wetmore Carryl
They looked at her curiously, and when Anne stopped they smiled in a friendly way.A Little Maid of Province Town|Alice Turner Curtis