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
Be suspicious, but do not believe the opposite.
I was suspicious of all of the people around me.
I was a little suspicious because he was a 'Star Trek' guy.
A suspicious mind always looks on the black side of things.
This is an indicator of something that would be very suspicious.
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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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