What does the word curiosity mean?

Usage examples for curiosity

  1. Primrose walked slowly down the wide staircase full of curiosity. – A Little Girl in Old Philadelphia by Amanda Minnie Douglas
  2. Why I ran I do not know- it was not curiosity. – Life on the Stage by Clara Morris
  3. Likely Mr. Clarence's curiosity got the better of him, said he, and he wanted to look your place over and see that it warn't too good; or mebbe he just happened to be going by. – Ted and the Telephone by Sara Ware Bassett