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Definition of Suspicious

Suspicious

  1. Inclined to suspect; given or prone to suspicion; apt to imagine without proof.
  2. Indicating suspicion, mistrust, or fear.
  3. Liable to suspicion; adapted to raise suspicion; giving reason to imagine ill; questionable; as, an author of suspicious innovations; suspicious circumstances.

Suspicious Quotations

Because I was suspicious of the traditional Christian church, I tended to tar them all with the same brush. That was a mistake, because there are righteous people working in a whole rainbow of belief systems - from Hasidic Jews to right-wing Bible Belters to charismatic Catholics.
Bono

Until we have a better relationship between private performance and the public truth, as was demonstrated with Watergate, we as the public are absolutely right to remain suspicious, contemptuous even, of the secrecy and the misinformation which is the digest of our news.
John le Carre

The suspicious mind believes more than it doubts. It believes in a formidable and ineradicable evil lurking in every person.
Eric Hoffer

Self-respect: the secure feeling that no one, as yet, is suspicious.
H. L. Mencken

Some things I think are very conservative, or very liberal. I think when someone falls into one category for everything, I'm very suspicious. It doesn't make sense to me that you'd have the same solution to every issue.
Louis C. K.
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Suspicious Translations

suspicious in Dutch is achterdochtig, wantrouwig, argwanend
suspicious in Italian is sospetto, diffidgnte
suspicious in Spanish is suspicaz, sospechoso