curiosity

英 [kjʊərɪ'ɒsɪtɪ] 美 [,kjʊrɪ'ɑsəti]
  • n. 好奇,好奇心;珍品,古董,古玩
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curiosity (n.)
late 14c., "careful attention to detail," also "desire to know or learn" (originally usually in a bad sense), from Old French curiosete "curiosity, avidity, choosiness" (Modern French curiosité), from Latin curiositatem (nominative curiositas) "desire of knowledge, inquisitiveness," from curiosus (see curious). Neutral or good sense is from early 17c. Meaning "an object of interest" is from 1640s.
1. She also stimulated his curiosity and opened his mind to other cultures.
她还激发了他的好奇心,使他愿意了解其他文化。

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2. There was much curiosity about what manner of man he was.
他究竟是什么样的人,大家都十分好奇。

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3. They are there only to satisfy their ghoulish curiosity.
他们去那里纯粹是为了满足其病态的好奇心。

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4. The scandal stories satisfy people's curiosity for a few hours.
有关丑闻的报道使人们的好奇心在几个小时内得到满足。

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5. To satisfy our own curiosity we traveled to Baltimore.
为了满足好奇心,我们去了巴尔的摩。

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