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"
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
The numerical value of suspicious in Chaldean Numerology is: 5
The numerical value of suspicious in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7
Examples of suspicious in a Sentence
Self-respect: the secure feeling that no one, as yet, is suspicious.
Wherever it's legal Philip Morris is still advertising its Marlboro brand. The fact of the matter is that it can no longer do that in the UK, we're a dark market where all advertising, promotion and sponsorship is banned, and cigarettes are in plain packs, so instead Philip Morris is promoting the company name which is inextricably linked with Marlboro. That's why we're suspicious.
We have characterized it as a suspicious incident, but we have made it very clear that it had nothing to do with us.
In 2011 there was a huge influx of suspicious profiles coming through the ABP, no cases were concealed or suppressed, the IAAF simply tackled them in order of importance. .
I want to believe in intelligent design, and hence I am suspicious of anything that seems to confirm my desire to believe.
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Translations for suspicious
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- suspicaç, sospitósCatalan, Valencian
- podezřívavý, podezíravý, podezřelýCzech
- misstrauisch, verdächtigGerman
- suspicaz, sospechoso, desconfiadoSpanish
- epäilyttävä, epäluuloinen, epäileväFinnish
- avec méfiance, suspectFrench
- amharasachScottish Gaelic
- curiga, mencurigakanIndonesian
- ambiguo, diffidente, losco, sospettosoItalian
- 怪しい, 怪しむよう, 不審, 疑いのJapanese
- hihira, tūpato, matakanaMāori
- сомничав, сомнителенMacedonian
- desconfiado, suspeitoPortuguese
- dubios, suspicios, suspectRomanian
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