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    Exquisitive

    Hello.

    Is ''Exquisitive'' an old-fashioned word? I can't find it in most dictionaries.

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    Re: Exquisitive

    I don't think I'd ever come across that word before.

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    Re: Exquisitive

    What do the dictionaries that do have that word say it means?
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    Re: Exquisitive

    And why are you asking about it?

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    Re: Exquisitive

    Quote Originally Posted by teechar View Post
    And why are you asking about it?
    I typed ''exquisitive'' instead of ''exquisite''. I thought they were synonyms. This is how I came across that word.

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    Re: Exquisitive

    Quote Originally Posted by Tarheel View Post
    What do the dictionaries that do have that word say it means?
    (obsolete) Eager to discover or learn; curious.

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    Re: Exquisitive

    Quote Originally Posted by sondra View Post
    (obsolete) Eager to discover or learn; curious.
    Use inquisitive instead.

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