nosiness
noun see nosy

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • nosiness — noun offensive inquisitiveness • Syn: ↑prying, ↑snoopiness • Derivationally related forms: ↑snoopy (for: ↑snoopiness), ↑pry (for: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

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  • nosiness — noun The property of being nosy …   Wiktionary

  • nosiness — (Roget s Thesaurus II) noun Informal. Undue interest in the affairs of others: curiosity, curiousness, inquisitiveness. Informal: snoopiness. See INVESTIGATE …   English dictionary for students

  • nosiness — nəʊzɪnɪs n. curiosity, inquisitiveness, snoopiness …   English contemporary dictionary

  • nosiness — nos·i·ness …   English syllables

  • nosiness — See: nosy …   English dictionary

  • curiosity — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) Eagerness to learn Nouns 1. curiosity, curiousness; interest, thirst for knowledge; inquiring mind; inquisitiveness; meddling, nosiness; sightseeing; voyeurism; morbid curiosity, prurience. See… …   English dictionary for students

  • prying — I noun offensive inquisitiveness • Syn: ↑nosiness, ↑snoopiness • Derivationally related forms: ↑snoopy (for: ↑snoopiness), ↑pry, ↑no …   Useful english dictionary

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