Antonyms for nosiness
|Grammar : Noun|
|Spell : noh-zee|
|Phonetic Transcription : ˈnoʊ zi|
Definition of nosinessOrigin :
- 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
- 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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