SYNONYMS | EXAMPLES | WORD ORIGIN adjective not curious; not inquisitive or observant; inattentive; indifferent. . Archaic lacking care or attention; careless; negligent. . Archaic deficient in interest or novelty. Origin of incurious
dating back to
curious Related forms in·cu·ri·os·i·ty , [in-ky oor-ee- os-i-tee] /ˌɪn kyʊər iˈɒs ɪ ti/ in·cu·ri·ous·ness, noun in·cu·ri·ous·ly, adverb
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Related Words for incurious blah
unconcerned Examples from the Web for incurious Historical Examples of incurious
For the first time in his life he was taking that
incurious woman into his confidence.
Lady Lane's face, reflected in the mirror, was passive and
They moved a little in my direction,
incurious, recognizing me slowly.
The Greek was
incurious about construction qua construction.
Was it because she had been so
incurious that it had worn that look to her? British Dictionary definitions for incurious adjective not curious; indifferent or uninterested Derived Forms incuriosity ( ɪnˌkjʊərɪˈɒsɪtɪ) or incuriousness, noun incuriously, adverb
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Word Origin and History for incurious adj.
1560s, "negligent, heedless," from Latin
incuriosus "careless, negligent, unconcerned," from in- "not, opposite of, without" (see in- (1)) + curiosus (see curious). Meaning "uninquisitive" is from 1610s. Objective sense of "unworthy of attention" is from 1747.
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