Definitions for suspicioussəˈspɪʃ əs
This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word suspicious
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
tending to cause or excite suspicion; questionable:
inclined to suspect, esp. inclined to suspect evil; distrustful.
full of or feeling suspicion.
expressing or indicating suspicion:
a suspicious glance.
Origin of suspicious:
1300–50; ME < L suspīciōsus
leery, mistrustful, suspicious, untrusting, wary(adj)
openly distrustful and unwilling to confide
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"
Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary
thinking that sb or sth could be bad or wrong
local people who are suspicious of foreigners; She became suspicious when small amounts of money began to disappear.
looking or seeming dangerous or bad
a suspicious package left in the airport; She looked at me suspiciously.; two men behaving suspiciously before the bombing
His suspicious behaviour brought him to the attention of the police.
distrustful or tending to suspect.
I have a suspicious attitude to get-rich-quick schemes.
She gave me a suspicious look.
inclined to suspect; given or prone to suspicion; apt to imagine without proof
indicating suspicion, mistrust, or fear
liable to suspicion; adapted to raise suspicion; giving reason to imagine ill; questionable; as, an author of suspicious innovations; suspicious circumstances
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Rank popularity for the word 'suspicious' in Adjectives Frequency: #813
Translations for suspicious
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary
having or showing suspicion
I'm always suspicious of men like him; a suspicious glance.
- مُرْتاب، شاكٌّ في، ظَنونArabic
- desconfiadoPortuguese (BR)
- بد گمانFarsi
- méfiant, soupçonneuxFrench
- संदेही, शकीHindi
- sumnjičav, nepovjerljivCroatian
- sospettoso, diffidenteItalian
- aizdomu pilnsLatvian
- rasa sangsiMalay
- mistenksom, mistroiskNorwegian
- بد گمانPersian
- bănuitor, suspiciosRomanian
- misstänksam, misstrogenSwedish
- güvenmeyen, kuşkuluTurkish
- (具有或表示)懷疑的Chinese (Trad.)
- مشتبہ، شک کرنے والاUrdu
- có sự nghi ngờVietnamese
- （具有或表示）怀疑的Chinese (Simp.)
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