What does suspicious mean?

Definitions for suspicioussəˈspɪʃ əs

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word suspicious.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. leery, mistrustful, suspicious, untrusting, wary(adj)

    openly distrustful and unwilling to confide

  2. fishy, funny, shady, suspect, suspicious(adj)

    not as expected

    "there was something fishy about the accident"; "up to some funny business"; "some definitely queer goings-on"; "a shady deal"; "her motives were suspect"; "suspicious behavior"

Wiktionary

  1. suspicious(Adjective)

    Arousing suspicion.

    His suspicious behaviour brought him to the attention of the police.

  2. suspicious(Adjective)

    distrustful or tending to suspect.

    I have a suspicious attitude to get-rich-quick schemes.

  3. suspicious(Adjective)

    Expressing suspicion

    She gave me a suspicious look.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Suspicious(adj)

    inclined to suspect; given or prone to suspicion; apt to imagine without proof

  2. Suspicious(adj)

    indicating suspicion, mistrust, or fear

  3. Suspicious(adj)

    liable to suspicion; adapted to raise suspicion; giving reason to imagine ill; questionable; as, an author of suspicious innovations; suspicious circumstances

British National Corpus

  1. Adjectives Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'suspicious' in Adjectives Frequency: #813

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of suspicious in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of suspicious in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Mutasim Abdul-Aziz Alati:

    I was suspicious of all of the people around me.

  2. Publilius Syrus:

    A suspicious mind always looks on the black side of things.

  3. H. Mumford Jones:

    Ours is the age that is proud of machines that think and suspicious of men who try to.

  4. Carlos Canino:

    A building in the middle of the city burning at 1 o'clock in the morning is suspicious.

  5. Desmond Blaize:

    I had my ID on me so it didn’t escalate, but what’s suspicious about a jogger? In jogging clothes?

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