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Mawson, C.O.S., ed. (1870–1938). Roget’s International Thesaurus. 1922.

Class IV. Words Relating to the Intellectual Faculties
Division (I) Formation of Ideas
Section II. Precursory Conditions and Operations

456. [Absence of Curiosity.] Incuriosity.

   NOUN:INCURIOSITY; incuriousness &c. adj.; apathy, insouciance [See Indifference]; indifference.
   VERB:BE INCURIOUS &c. adj.; have no curiosity [See Curiosity]; be bored by, take no interest in [See Insensibility]; mind one’s own business, pursue the even tenor of one’s way, glance neither to the right hand nor to the left.
   ADJECTIVE:INCURIOUS, uninquisitive, indifferent; impassive [See Insensibility]; uninterested, bored.
   QUOTATION:Eyes and no-eyes.