Inquiring vs Prying - What's the difference?

inquiring | prying |


As verbs the difference between inquiring and prying

is that inquiring is while prying is .

As a noun prying is

the act of one who pries.

inquiring

English

Verb

(head)
  • prying

    English

    Verb

    (head)
  • Noun

    (en noun)
  • The act of one who pries.
  • * 1992 , Judith Jarvis Thomson, The Realm of Rights (page 280)
  • That it is wrongful to do a thing in that it is grubby in the way in which pryings for the sake of prurient interest are grubby, does not by itself make doing the thing an infringement of a claim.