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Definition of Suspicion


  1. The act of suspecting; the imagination or apprehension of the existence of something (esp. something wrong or hurtful) without proof, or upon very slight evidence, or upon no evidence.
  2. Slight degree; suggestion; hint.
  3. To view with suspicion; to suspect; to doubt.

Suspicion Quotations

Truth is, I'll never know all there is to know about you just as you will never know all there is to know about me. Humans are by nature too complicated to be understood fully. So, we can choose either to approach our fellow human beings with suspicion or to approach them with an open mind, a dash of optimism and a great deal of candour.
Tom Hanks

Suspicion always haunts the guilty mind.
William Shakespeare

Those who enjoy their own emotionally bad health and who habitually fill their own minds with the rank poisons of suspicion, jealousy and hatred, as a rule take umbrage at those who refuse to do likewise, and they find a perverted relief in trying to denigrate them.
Johannes Brahms

Whatever hysteria exists is inflamed by mystery, suspicion and secrecy. Hard and exact facts will cool it.
Elia Kazan

A man who graduated high in his class at Yale Law School and made partnership in a top law firm would be celebrated. A man who invested wisely would be admired, but a woman who accomplishes this is treated with suspicion.
Barbra Streisand
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Suspicion Translations

suspicion in Afrikaans is suspisie
suspicion in Dutch is argwaan, achterdocht, wantrouwen
suspicion in German is Argwohn {m}, Verdacht {m}, Verdacht
suspicion in Portuguese is suspeita
suspicion in Spanish is sospecha
suspicion in Swedish is misstanke, misstanke, misstro
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