Incuriousness In*cu"ri*ous*ness, n. Unconcernedness; incuriosity. [1913 Webster]

Sordid incuriousness and slovenly neglect. --Bp. Hall. [1913 Webster]

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  • incuriousness — index disinterest (lack of interest) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • incuriousness — noun see incurious …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • incuriousness — See incuriosity. * * * …   Universalium

  • incuriousness — noun The state of being incurious; indifference or apathy …   Wiktionary

  • incuriousness — (Roget s Thesaurus II) noun Lack of emotion or interest: apathy, disinterest, impassivity, incuriosity, indifference, insensibility, insensibleness, lassitude, lethargy, listlessness, phlegm, stolidity, stolidness, unconcern, uninterest,… …   English dictionary for students

  • incuriousness — in·cu·ri·ous·ness …   English syllables

  • incuriousness — noun : the quality or state of being incurious : lack of curiosity or interest …   Useful english dictionary

  • incurious — adjective Etymology: Latin incuriosus, from in + curiosus curious Date: circa 1618 lacking a normal or usual curiosity ; uninterested < a blank incurious stare > Synonyms: see indifferent • incuriosity noun • incuriously ad …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • incurious — incuriosity /in kyoor ee os i tee/, incuriousness, n. incuriously, adv. /in kyoor ee euhs/, adj. 1. not curious; not inquisitive or observant; inattentive; indifferent. 2. Archaic. lacking care or attention; careless; negligent. 3. Archaic.… …   Universalium

  • hebetude — noun /ˈhɛb.ə.tjuːd,ˈhɛb.ə.tuːd,ˈhɛb.ə.tjuːd/ Mental lethargy or dullness. Incuriousness was the most potent ally of our imposed order; for Eastern government rested not so much on consent or force, as on the common supinity, hebetude, lack a… …   Wiktionary

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