Pronunciation: (in-kwiz'i-tiv), [key]
1. given to inquiry, research, or asking questions; eager for knowledge; intellectually curious: an inquisitive mind.
2. unduly or inappropriately curious; prying.
an inquisitive person: thick curtains to frustrate inquisitives.
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