curiosity

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Singular
curiosity

Plural
curiosities

  1. (uncountable) When you have a curiosity about something, you have an interest in it.
    My curiosity about Prince William's personal life deepens every day.
    Your curiosities about the private lives of the Royal Family will never be satisfied.
  2. (countable) An unusual or rare object of interest; an oddity
    Did you buy that little curiosity at Harrod's?
    The British Museum is filled with dozens of oddities and curiosities from around the world.