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inquisitive

Pronunciation: /ɪnˈkwɪzətɪv/

Translation of inquisitive in Spanish:

adjective/adjetivo

  • [mind/look] inquisitivo, inquisidor; [person/animal] muy curioso don't be so inquisitive no seas tan curioso or [colloquial/familiar] preguntón
    Example sentences
    • This is one scientific journey that should interest those with an inquisitive mind.
    • I felt a calm but inquisitive interest in every thing.
    • I've always had an inquisitive mind about everything from flowers to television sets to motor cars.
    Example sentences
    • Alas, this didn't work, and concern grew as my enquirer's questions became more inquisitive and her manner increasingly flirtatious.
    • Being the inquisitive, nosy guy that I am, I wanted to know what they would show about the movie before I saw the finished product.
    • They were quite intrusive and loud, and also inquisitive.

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