incurious incurious

Definition(s):

  • (adj) showing absence of intellectual inquisitiveness or natural curiosity

Usage(s):

  1. Well, there is this dead body found floating in a lake that everyone is either curious or elaborately incurious about.
  2. The President seems to believe that wishing will make it so and he is so stupendously incurious that he rarely makes an effort to find the truth of the matter.
  3. The incurious President was so opaque on some important issues that top Cabinet officials were left guessing his mind even after face-to-face meetings.

News

  • Mitt’s Missed Opportunity

    Mitt Romney in the Netflix documentary "Mitt," director Greg Whiteley’s sympathetically observant but journalistically incurious film about the 2012 Republican nominee for president. The filmmakers had six years of friendly, seemingly unfettered access to Romney and his family.
    on January 26, 2014     Source: Valley News

Quotes

  1. In a summation, McClellan said the decision to invade Iraq "goes to an important question that critics have raised about the president: Is Bush intellectually incurious or, as some assert, actually stupid?"
    on May 27, 2008 By: Scott McClellan Source: Atlanta Journal Constitution

  2. Questioned as to whether he thought US President George W. Bush, who defeated him in the 2000 presidential elections, was stupid, Gore replied: "I don't think he's unintelligent at all. He's incurious ...... there's a puzzling lack of curiosity."
    on Aug 27, 2006 By: Al Gore Source: Turkish Press

  3. "We live in incurious times now," Marsalis said. "The object is no longer to learn. The object is to pass the test."
    on Apr 13, 2007 By: Branford Marsalis Source: Detroit Free Press

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