curiosityˌkyʊər iˈɒs ɪ ti
curiosity, wonder (noun)
a state in which you want to learn more about something
curio, curiosity, oddity, oddment, peculiarity, rarity (noun)
something unusual -- perhaps worthy of collecting
Careful, delicate construction; fine workmanship, delicacy of building.
Inquisitiveness; the tendency to ask learn about things by asking questions, investigating, or exploring.
A unique or extraordinary object which arouses interest.
Curiosity is a quality related to inquisitive thinking such as exploration, investigation, and learning, evident by observation in human and many animal species. The term can also be used to denote the behavior itself being caused by the emotion of curiosity. As this emotion represents a thirst for knowledge, curiosity is a major driving force behind scientific research and other disciplines of human study.