Inquisitively In*quis"i*tive*ly, adv. In an inquisitive manner. [1913 Webster]

The occasion that made him afterwards so inquisitively apply himself to the study of physic. --Boyle. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • inquisitively — adv. Inquisitively is used with these verbs: ↑ask …   Collocations dictionary

  • inquisitively — inquisitive ► ADJECTIVE 1) eagerly seeking knowledge. 2) prying. DERIVATIVES inquisitively adverb inquisitiveness noun …   English terms dictionary

  • inquisitively — adverb see inquisitive …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • inquisitively — See inquisitive. * * * …   Universalium

  • inquisitively — adverb In an inquisitive manner; curiously …   Wiktionary

  • inquisitively — adv. questioningly; curiously; nosily, in a prying manner …   English contemporary dictionary

  • inquisitively — in·quis·i·tive·ly …   English syllables

  • inquisitively — See: inquisitive …   English dictionary

  • inquisitively — adverb with curiosity the baby looked around curiously • Syn: ↑curiously, ↑interrogatively • Derived from adjective: ↑inquisitive, ↑curious (for: ↑curiously) …   Useful english dictionary

  • inquisitive — inquisitively, adv. inquisitiveness, n. /in kwiz i tiv/, adj. 1. given to inquiry, research, or asking questions; eager for knowledge; intellectually curious: an inquisitive mind. 2. unduly or inappropriately curious; prying. n. 3. an inquisitive …   Universalium

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