desire to know

NOUN
  1. curiosity that motivates investigation and study
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How To Use desire to know In A Sentence

  • For if I desire to know the principles of natural things, as soon as I know them this desire is fulfilled and brought to an end.
  • In one study, hearing a rumor that "Sophie" had a mental illness tended to reduce participants' liking for her, desire to know her, and likelihood of voting for her in the student-government election.
  • This curiosity and desire to know more led her to contact social services in her mid-20s. The Sun
  • The word 'jijñâsâ' is a desiderative formation meaning 'desire to know.' The Vedanta-Sutras with the Commentary by Ramanuja — Sacred Books of the East, Volume 48
  • There's this insatiable desire to know more about these people who we kind of anoint as having perfect lives, and what could be more perfect than winning an Oscar," she said. CBS 2 - KCAL 9 - Los Angeles - Southern California - LA Breaking News, Weather, Traffic, Sports
  • This illusiveness was an added spur to his desire to know this girl. Every Man for Himself
  • For if I desire to know the principles of natural things, as soon as I know them this desire is fulfilled and brought to an end.
  • They love to show off their plots and share tips, and have an insatiable desire to know more and grow more. Times, Sunday Times
  • If you desire to know the yeer, this chronogram will tell you: fILIVs ante DIeM patrIos InqVIrIt In annos," which would represent the date of 1568. Notes and Queries, Number 193, July 9, 1853 A Medium of Inter-communication for Literary Men, Artists, Antiquaries, Genealogists, etc
  • The key concern in Jones's work is the aching desire to know the self and the ultimate impossibility of self-knowledge.
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