Antonyms for nosiness

Grammar : Noun
Spell : noh-zee
Phonetic Transcription : ˈnoʊ zi

Definition of nosiness

Origin :
  • also nosey, 1610s, "having a prominent nose," from nose (n.) + -y (2). Earlier in this sense was nasee (mid-14c.), from Anglo-French, from Old French nasé, ultimately from Latin nasus "nose." Sense of "inquisitive" first recorded 1882. Nosey Parker as a name for an inquisitive person is from 1907.
  • noun curiosity
Example sentences :
  • In fact, nosiness and prying are unbecoming at any time, and in no one more than in a military officer.
  • Extract from : « The Armed Forces Officer » by U. S. Department of Defense

Synonyms for nosiness

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