suspicious

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old French sospecious, from Latin suspiciosus, suspitiosus.

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Adjective[edit]

suspicious (comparative more suspicious, superlative most suspicious)

  1. Arousing suspicion.
    His suspicious behaviour brought him to the attention of the police.
  2. Distrustful or tending to suspect.
    I have a suspicious attitude to get-rich-quick schemes.
  3. Expressing suspicion
    She gave me a suspicious look.

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