Definitions for suspicious
Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word suspicious.
leery, mistrustful, suspicious, untrusting, waryadjective
openly distrustful and unwilling to confide
fishy, funny, shady, suspect, suspiciousadjective
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"
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.
Samuel Johnson's Dictionary
Etymology: suspiciosus, Latin.
Nature itself, after it has done an injury, will for ever be suspicious, and no man can love the person he suspects. Robert South, Sermons.
A wise man will find us to be rogues by our faces; we have a suspicious, fearful, constrained countenance, often turning and slinking through narrow lanes. Jonathan Swift.
They, because the light of his candle too much drowned theirs, were glad to lay hold on so colourable matter, and exceeding forward to traduce him as an author of suspicious innovations. Richard Hooker.
I spy a black suspicious threat’ning cloud,
That will encounter with our glorious sun. William Shakespeare.
Authors are suspicious, nor greedily to be swallowed, who pretend to deliver antipathies, sympathies, and the occult abstrusities of things. Thomas Browne, Vulgar Errours.
Private, unactive, calm, contemplative,
Little suspicious to any king. John Milton.
Many mischievous insects are daily at work, to make people of merit suspicious of each other. Alexander Pope.
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
British National Corpus
Rank popularity for the word 'suspicious' in Adjectives Frequency: #813
The numerical value of suspicious in Chaldean Numerology is: 5
The numerical value of suspicious in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7
It should not have escalated from a suspicious call to my son dying, i should be getting grandbabies from him.
When we first started seeing high concentrations of helium-3, we thought we had a cluster of bad or suspicious data.
They are anti-Zionist because they believe that -- according to their religious belief -- there is a prohibition to obey a government which is secular, and a prohibition against establishing a Jewish state before the coming of the Messiah. Only the Messiah can establish Jewish sovereignty and therefore they are really not just suspicious of, but hostile towards, The Israeli government.
Undercover cars can be various types of vehicles. However, if you’re getting pulled over by a car and you’re suspicious of what it is, the best thing to do is to drive to a safe area, maybe contact the local police agency and find out if it’s a police officer trying to pull you over.
I think the timing of this indictment is highly suspicious given the fact that the first primary debate is tomorrow.
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Translations for suspicious
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- sospitós, suspicaçCatalan, Valencian
- podezíravý, podezřívavý, podezřelýCzech
- verdächtig, misstrauischGerman
- sospechoso, suspicaz, desconfiadoSpanish
- epäilevä, epäilyttävä, epäluuloinenFinnish
- suspect, avec méfianceFrench
- amharasachScottish Gaelic
- mencurigakan, curigaIndonesian
- diffidente, sospettoso, ambiguo, loscoItalian
- 疑いの, 怪しい, 不審, 怪しむようJapanese
- hihira, tūpato, matakanaMāori
- сомнителен, сомничавMacedonian
- suspeito, desconfiadoPortuguese
- suspect, suspicios, dubiosRomanian
- khả nghiVietnamese
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