Translation of curiosity in Spanish:


curiosidad, n.

Pronunciation /ˌkjʊriˈɑsədi//kjʊərɪˈɒsɪti/

nounPlural curiosities

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    (inquisitive interest)
    curiosidad feminine
    I just asked out of curiosity pregunté solo por curiosidad
    • However, a warm breeze on the back of her neck aroused her curiosity.
    • After having car trouble the teens backtrack to the church to satisfy their morbid curiosity.
    • Plus, they're indulging their intellectual curiosity.
    • Rob still sparked a great curiosity in me.
    • But it did spark a curiosity that itched until she completed a short story.
    • And I am consumed by curiosity and a desire to know what on earth this cool thing is going to be like.
    • When the buzz begins to build about a film, my curiosity is piqued.
    • The latter is a moralistic bore who puts intellectual curiosity second to her desire to pontificate.
    • In his essay on Leonardo, Freud even derives curiosity and the desire for knowledge from sexuality.
    • Idle curiosity prompts the question: who applies it for him?
    • I was close to backing out, but my morbid curiosity got the best of me.
    • I made a quick glance over my shoulder, before I indulged my curiosity.
    • Questions should be answered as they arise so that the child's natural curiosity is satisfied as she matures.
    • The little boy looked at the opponent with a mixed feeling of curiosity and fear.
    • The young woman was sitting forward in her seat, a look of almost childlike curiosity on her face.
    • My insatiable curiosity got the best of me.
    • Many were also indulging a healthy curiosity about the outside world.
    • With curiosity now piqued, let's dig a bit deeper into the wording.
    • At this statement my ears perked up, curiosity overtaking me.
    • His eyes searched hers curiously, but he found nothing but mild curiosity in her eyes.
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    curiosidad feminine
    before noun curiosity shop tienda de curiosidades / de objetos curiosos feminine
    • curiosity value valor de pieza rara
    • They also collected specimens of human and animal freaks in private curiosity cabinets.
    • Curiosity seekers strolled down the street while others cruised past in SUV's.
    • The unusual surface textures of fossil cycads have been interesting curiosities to collectors for a long time.
    • The museum also contains a few worthwhile curiosities.
    • The exhibit presents the animals as fellow beings we are close to and responsible for, not as exotic curiosities for us to exploit.
    • But beyond the collection of curiosities and oddments, nothing extensive or substantive remains from what he said.
    • Books, clothes, trinkets and curiosities will be on sale from 10 am.
    • And amidst the displays of oddities and curiosities, the museum of anatomy was in some ways the oddest and most curious.
    • Collectors paid much greater sums for medical curiosities.
    • But my well-balanced collection (which was mainly paid for) was replaced by curiosities.
    • Most were merely curiosity seekers, so the police did not disperse them.
    • It's one of the economic curiosities of American sport.
    • And what a mixture of curiosities, myth, banalities and omissions it was.
    • The mirror is currently on display in the Enlightenment Gallery in a cabinet devoted to other similar curiosities.
    • The embedding of the displays in a setting with its own architectural claims on our respect and attention makes it difficult to take them as anything but curiosities.
    • There the shoe trees stand: dippy and pure; curiosities; daisies, not orchids.
    • A true memorial must address the imagination and not merely present an assortment of ghoulish curiosities.
    • But at some point, you can not only observe these curiosities and understand them, but you can control them.
    • The primary lesson we took from our Delphic oracle project is not the well-worn message that modern science can elucidate ancient curiosities.
    • Old style anthropological methods treated Indigenous peoples as historical curiosities, as remnants of a dead culture.