Nosy and Questioning


Nosy adjective - Interested in what is not one's own business.
Usage example: nosy in-laws asking about our finances

Questioning and nosy are semantically related. In some cases you can use "Questioning" instead an adjective "Nosy".

Nearby Words: nosed, nosey, nosing


Questioning adjective - Inclined to doubt or question claims.
Usage example: a naturally questioning person, she demands rock-solid proof before she believes anything

Nosy and questioning are semantically related. You can use "Nosy" instead an adjective "Questioning".

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