Definitions for suspicioussəˈspɪʃ əs

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

  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"

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  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 DictionaryRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  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

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


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