uncurious

uncurious

(ʌnˈkjʊərɪəs)
adj
incurious
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President Weah's quietness on national issues as legendary as it may seem is troubling, and it shows that he's either an uncurious and lazy executive who doesn't care about events in the country and is unprepared to be president, which gives way to celebrated buffoons such as Jefferson Koiyee, Mulbah Morlu, Prince Johnson, Acarous Gray, and others to bulldoze their way to the microphones and make unnecessary news in their own selfish interest.
and saturated, uncurious, abated, tucked and trimmed,
Of India he wrote in 1961 for example, in a surprisingly conventional way, about "the contemplative, non-experimental, uncurious, and fatalistic outlook of large sectors of the Indian population, especially the rural population and certain sectors of the intelligentsia" (Bauer 1961: 26).
Sadly most of us expect innovation in our lives, and yet we live the most uncurious lives.
Also, if this condition is unidentified, there will be an increasing tendency for the uncurious to become embittered, as their condition leaves them less and less likely to keep up.
(Clio Dulaine of Saratoga Trunk, for example, distinguishes herself amongst snobby society women unfavorably disposed toward her by taking a brisk morning walk--perhaps an allusion to Elizabeth Bennett.) And she is likely to be married to someone she shouldn't be, someone "handsome" but "absolutely no good"--too uncurious, unattuned to the subtle beauty of nature or art to be her intellectual or spiritual equal.
The Big Five personality traits Big Five Traits and Scoring Big Five Traits Low Scores High Scores Openness to Experience Down-to-earth, Imaginative, uncreative, creative, conventional, original, uncurious curious Conscientiousness Negligent, Conscientious, lazy, hard-working, disorganized, well- late organized, punctual Extroversion Loner, quiet, Joiner, passive, talkative, reserved active, affectionate Agreeableness Suspicious, Trusting, critical, lenient, ruthless, soft-hearted, irritable good-natured Neuroticism Calm, even- Worried, tempered, temperamental, comfortable, self- unemotional conscious, Worried, emotional temperamental, selfconscious, emotional Table 2.
He seems uncurious about the clustering of these troubles.
Too formally well crafted to be dismissed, but too straightforward and uncurious to be particularly exciting or insightful, this adaptation of Lawrence Block's novel ought to at least provide a healthy counterprogramming option at the box office.
What were once eager learners become disenchanted, uncurious, often angry or withdrawn, seat-fillers.
While he could appear diligent and task-focused with schoolwork despite his difficulty focusing, he seemed unwilling, even uncurious, about socializing with same-aged peers.
But much of this detail is and can be ignored or not even sought by the uncurious. Yet curiosity is a ubiquitous inborn human capacity.