Definition of "curiosities" []

  • Plural form of curiosity. (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "curiosities" in a sentence
  • "It might be some strange curiosity from the East – father was tremendously interested in curiosities; or it might be books, as father was fond of books."
  • "He cited Pierre de Coubertin's notion of "le respect mutuel," and stated that journalism that serves the West's appetite for "curiosities" - highlighting China's differences with the West rather than its commonalities, its deficiencies rather than its accomplishments - is disrespectful to China and to the Olympic ideals (see the final chapter of my recent book, Beijing's Games: What the Olympics Mean to China)."
  • "Pensacola Beach situated on the Gulf of Mexico coast in Florida features some of the StateÂ’s more wacky attractions, such as outrageous advertising billboards and the Ice House, but one of its most oft-visited curiosities is the privately-owned ‘UFOÂ’ house, located at 1304 Panferio Drive, Pensacola Beach."