Explorative vs Inquisitive - What's the difference?

explorative | inquisitive |


As adjectives the difference between explorative and inquisitive

is that explorative is exploratory while inquisitive is eager to acquire knowledge.

explorative

English

Adjective

(en adjective)
  • exploratory
  • inquisitive

    English

    Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • Eager to acquire knowledge.
  • * I. Watts
  • A young, inquisitive , and sprightly genius.
  • Too curious; overly interested; nosy.
  • * Broome
  • A wise man is not inquisitive about things impertinent.
  • * Episode 16
  • Everybody gets their own ration of luck, they say. Now you mention it' his face was familiar to me. But, leaving that for the moment, how much did you part with, he queried, if I am not too ' inquisitive ?

    Derived terms

    * inquisitively * inquisitiveness