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Definition of Curious

Curious
Curious Cu"ri*ous (k?"r?-?s), a. [OF. curios, curius, F. curieux, L. curiosus careful, inquisitive, fr. cura care. See Cure.] 1. Difficult to please or satisfy; solicitous to be correct; careful; scrupulous; nice; exact. [Obs.] Little curious in her clothes. --Fuller. How shall we, If he be curious, work upon his faith? --Beau. & Fl. 2. Exhibiting care or nicety; artfully constructed; elaborate; wrought with elegance or skill. To devise curious works. --Ex. xxxv. 32 His body couched in a curious bed. --Shak. 3. Careful or anxious to learn; eager for knowledge; given to research or inquiry; habitually inquisitive; prying; -- sometimes with after or of. It is a pity a gentleman so very curious after things that were elegant and beautiful should not have been as curious as to their origin, their uses, and their natural history. --Woodward. 4. Exciting attention or inquiry; awakening surprise; inviting and rewarding inquisitiveness; not simple or plain; strange; rare. ``Acurious tale' --Shak. A multitude of curious analogies. --Macaulay. Many a quaint and curious volume of forgotten lore. --E. A. Poe. Abstruse investigations in recondite branches of learning or sciense often bring to light curious results. --C. J. Smith. Curious arts, magic. [Obs.] Many . . . which used curious arts brought their books together, and burned them. --Acts xix. 19. Syn: Inquisitive; prying. See Inquisitive.

Meaning of Curious from wikipedia

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