What does suspicious mean?

Definitions for suspicious
səˈspɪʃ əssus·pi·cious

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Wiktionary

  1. suspiciousadjective

    Arousing suspicion.

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

  2. suspiciousadjective

    distrustful or tending to suspect.

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

  3. suspiciousadjective

    Expressing suspicion

    She gave me a suspicious look.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. leery, mistrustful, suspicious, untrusting, waryadjective

    openly distrustful and unwilling to confide

  2. 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"

Webster Dictionary

  1. Suspiciousadjective

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

  2. Suspiciousadjective

    indicating suspicion, mistrust, or fear

  3. Suspiciousadjective

    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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  1. Adjectives Frequency

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

How to pronounce suspicious?

  1. Alex
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    Daniel
    British
    Karen
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    Veena
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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

Examples of suspicious in a Sentence

  1. Josh Geltzer:

    But does it appear suspicious given the damning nature of what was withheld, and the current government's obvious motivation for withholding it.

  2. Mark Fitzpatrick:

    Once the monitors see something suspicious, they're going to blow the whistle.

  3. Mahathir Mohamad:

    North Korea has a right to have some of its own interests (upheld), as much as the U.S. has its own interests to take care of in any negotiation, we shouldn't be skeptical. When you (are suspicious), then you cannot work with people.

  4. John Miller:

    This is an indicator of something that would be very suspicious.

  5. Brice Loose:

    We were n’t looking for volcanism, we were using these gases to trace other actions, when we first started seeing high concentrations of helium-3, we thought we had a cluster of bad or suspicious data.

Images & Illustrations of suspicious

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