Definition of inquisitiveness in English:

inquisitiveness

noun

  • See inquisitive

    • ‘Good science requires intense inquisitiveness and intense curiosity.’
    • ‘This also helps foster inquisitiveness, curiosity, pragmatism in decision making, and creative thinking.’
    • ‘I was proud that the president of my university retains the inquisitiveness of an academic.’
    • ‘Whilst not pleasant or acceptable behavior, this sounds more like adolescent experimentation and sexual inquisitiveness rather that really serious assault.’
    • ‘Now he inspires the same inquisitiveness and persistence in the students he works with in the chemistry department at the prestigious Ivy League Cornell University in New York State.’

Pronunciation

inquisitiveness

/ɪnˈkwɪzɪtɪvnəs/