Definitions for suspicionsəˈspɪʃ ən

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Princeton's WordNetRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. intuition, hunch, suspicion(noun)

    an impression that something might be the case

    "he had an intuition that something had gone wrong"

  2. misgiving, mistrust, distrust, suspicion(noun)

    doubt about someone's honesty

  3. suspicion(noun)

    the state of being suspected

    "he tried to shield me from suspicion"

  4. suspicion, suspiciousness(noun)

    being of a suspicious nature

    "his suspiciousness destroyed his marriage"

WiktionaryRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. suspicion(Noun)

    The act of suspecting something or someone, especially of something wrong.

  2. suspicion(Noun)

    The condition of being suspected.

  3. suspicion(Noun)

    Uncertainty, doubt.

  4. suspicion(Noun)

    A trace, or slight indication.

    a suspicion of a smile

  5. suspicion(Noun)

    The imagining of something without evidence.

  6. Origin: From Anglo‐French suspecioun, from suspeçun or sospeçon, from suspectionem, of the past participle from suspicere, from sub- with specere.

Webster DictionaryRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. Suspicion(noun)

    the act of suspecting; the imagination or apprehension of the existence of something (esp. something wrong or hurtful) without proof, or upon very slight evidence, or upon no evidence

  2. Suspicion(noun)

    slight degree; suggestion; hint

  3. Suspicion(verb)

    to view with suspicion; to suspect; to doubt

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  1. Suspicion

    Suspicion is a romantic psychological thriller directed by Alfred Hitchcock, and starring Cary Grant and Joan Fontaine as a married couple. It also stars Sir Cedric Hardwicke, Nigel Bruce, Dame May Whitty, Isabel Jeans, Heather Angel, and Leo G. Carroll. Joan Fontaine won the Academy Award for Best Actress. It is based on Francis Iles's 1932 novel Before the Fact.

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  1. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'suspicion' in Nouns Frequency: #1693

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