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commonness

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acceptance, averageness, bawdiness, bawdry, chasteness, circulation, cliche, commonality, commonalty, commonplace.
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inquisitive
Definition:
Given to inquiry; curious.

Synonyms:

adjective
all
inquisitive, questioning, speculative, wondering.
curious
agape, agog, analytical, challenging, curious, fascinated, forward, impertinent, inquiring, inquisitorial, interested, intrusive, investigative, meddlesome, meddling, nosy, overcurious, personal, poking, presumptuous, probing, prying, questioning, searching, sifting, snoopy, speculative, Eavesdropping, Peeping, Peering, Scrutinizing, peeking, snooping, big-eyed, more interested, Disquisitive, consumed with curiosity, long-nosed, rubbernecking.
inquisitorial
inquisitorial.
intrusive
prying.
questioning
challenging, contemplative, inquiring, interrogative, probing, quizzical, Querying, questioning.
searching
exploratory.
noun
inquisitive
curious, inquiring, questioning, speculative, wondering.
Examples of usage:
  1. I was obliged to tell the inquisitive Gama where I was living, and I hid nothing from Desarmoises, whose needs made him altogether dependent on me. – The Memoires of Casanova, Complete The Rare Unabridged London Edition Of 1894, plus An Unpublished Chapter of History, By Arthur Symons by Jacques Casanova de Seingalt
  2. Or perhaps I was with Papa because of my inquisitive mind concerning mechanical things, like, " How do you shoe a horse?" – The-Life-of-Me-an-autobiography by Johnson, Clarence Edgar
  3. What have they to gain from the visits of inquisitive travellers? – Old Calabria by Norman Douglas
  4. Well, you are an inquisitive gentleman, now I come to look at you. – Resurrection by Maude, Louise Shanks
  5. And she asked him more questions than any woman had ever asked him before, though he knew a great many ladies, and they were all inquisitive. – The Curious Book of Birds by Abbie Farwell Brown

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