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Curiousness  n.  
Carefulness; painstaking. (Obs.) "My father's care With curiousness and cost did train me up."
The state of being curious; exactness of workmanship; ingenuity of contrivance.
Inquisitiveness; curiosity.

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"Curiousness" Quotes from Famous Books

... the curiousness of these arrangements; and look at the inlaying, child! It's the loveliest thing I ever saw in my life. Oh, I must have that! And it would be a sin to leave this screen, Dolly. Where ever do you ...
— The End of a Coil • Susan Warner

... besides, that Pericles made use of engines of battery in this siege, being much taken with the curiousness of the invention, with the aid and presence of Artemon himself, the engineer, who, being lame, used to be carried about in a litter, where the works required his attendance, and for that reason was called Periphoretus. But Heraclides Ponticus disproves ...
— Plutarch's Lives • A.H. Clough

Words linked to "Curiousness" :   curious, prying, strangeness, exoticness, nosiness, alienism, foreignness, alienage, strange

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