overcuriously

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From over- +‎ curiously.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (UK) IPA(key): /əʊvəˈkjʊəɹɪəsli/

Adverb[edit]

overcuriously (comparative more overcuriously, superlative most overcuriously)

  1. With too much curiosity; in an overcurious manner.
    • 1603, John Florio, translating Michel de Montaigne, Essays, II.12:
      And Plato deemes it to be a vice of impiety, over-curiously to enquire after God, after the world, and after the first causes of things.