uninquisitive


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uninquisitive

(ˌʌnɪnˈkwɪzɪtɪv)
adj
not nosey or excessively curious
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Adj.1.uninquisitive - not inquiringuninquisitive - not inquiring        
2.uninquisitive - deficient in curiosityuninquisitive - deficient in curiosity    
incurious - showing absence of intellectual inquisitiveness or natural curiosity; "strangely incurious about the cause of the political upheaval surrounding them"
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Sedley was of so easy and uninquisitive a nature that she wasn't even jealous.
We still call a terse, uninquisitive style of speech "laconic" after Laconia, the region of the Peloponnese where Sparta was located.
Rather, looking at the actual terms of the settlement, the question is whether class counsel negotiated in the best interests of the class, as opposed to negotiating a deal that would appeal to the defendant, appear satisfactory to an uninquisitive judge, and serve class counsel's self-interest.
By including Justice Thomas with the other justices into a two-dimensional portrayal of the type of justice each is regarding information-seeking and word counts, one can see there are really four categories of justice regarding oral argument behavior with Justice Thomas falling into the uninquisitive, reserved category, as can be seen in Figure 6.
Ironically, simplism of this sort produces a very unchildlike result: uninquisitive rather than curious, close-minded rather than absorbent, arrogant rather than humble.
(Here is the antecedent for that Star Trek trope, noted by Jerry Seinfeld, wherein everyone in the future always wears the same outfit.) The Eloi were strangely uninquisitive, apparently fearless, and they seemed to live in a sort of paradise, where man had thoroughly subjugated nature to his needs and, having nothing further to fear or for which to strive, had become soft.