If you could tell me a word meaning "wish to learn something" then I would be really glad.

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    "Curious", perhaps? – Dan Bron Sep 17 '14 at 11:13
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    {Thirst / appetite} for {learning / knowledge}. – Erik Kowal Sep 17 '14 at 11:19

Inquisitiveness, or thirst for knowledge.

As an aside, it's "wish to learn", not "wish to learning". The latter is ungrammatical.

As a further aside, "`" is the grave accent. It is a letter part, not a punctuation mark. Do not misuse it as an apostrophe. That's like replacing a b with a d. They might look very similar, but they don't mean remotely the same thing.


I have been part of a group that has been once described as

eager to learn

You can say we were interns and the working environment seemed relatively new to us. We kept asking questions, reading documentation, reading books... We did our best to rapidly integrate the team and the company as a whole. So the person in charge described us as being eager to learn.

When trying to find some reference, the first google result was https://www.eagertolearn.org/

And you can definitely apply that to a particular subject, as in

eager to learn Spanish


The most concise representation would be the word "curiosity".

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