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.
2. There was much curiosity about what manner of man he was.
3. They are there only to satisfy their ghoulish curiosity.
4. The scandal stories satisfy people's curiosity for a few hours.
5. To satisfy our own curiosity we traveled to Baltimore.