Curious and Eccentric


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Curious adjective – Different from the ordinary in a way that causes curiosity or suspicion.
Usage example: that's a curious argument to make in favor of legalizing certain drugs

Eccentric is a synonym for curious in characteristic topic. In some cases you can use "Eccentric" instead an adjective "Curious", when it comes to topics like usual, strange, peculiar.
Nearby Words: curiosity, curiously, curio
Synonyms for Curious


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Eccentric adjective – Different from the ordinary in a way that causes curiosity or suspicion.
Usage example: his eccentric decorating style isn't going over well with the neighbors

Curious is a synonym for eccentric in characteristic topic. You can use "Curious" instead an adjective "Eccentric", if it concerns topics such as usual, odd, bizarre, peculiar.
Nearby Words: eccentricity, eccentrically, eccentrical
Synonyms for Eccentric

Things that words describes

person curious person eccentric person
girl curious girl eccentric girl
sense curious sense eccentric sense
character curious character eccentric character
Other nouns: fellow, woman, people, family, nature, way, personality, bit, version, scientist, behavior, ways, kids.

Both words in one sentence

  • Video Game / Thomas Was Alone Benevolent A.I.: Thomas is certainly a friendly and curious little fellow, and most of the others, while a bit eccentric, are pleasant enough.
  • Missing Mom The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-time: Christopher, an eccentric boy, is raised by his father because his mother has died.
    Source: Missing Mom
  • Alien Abduction The first two human companions, Barbara and Ian, stumbled aboard the TARDIS because they were worried and curious about a genius student of theirs named Susan, whose grandfather was an eccentric and unnamed doctor.
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