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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

To be suspicious is not a fault. To be suspicious all the time without coming to a conclusion is the defect.
Lu Xun

The world has grown suspicious of anything that looks like a happily married life.
Oscar Wilde

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

Suspicion is not less an enemy to virtue than to happiness; he that is already corrupt is naturally suspicious, and he that becomes suspicious will quickly be corrupt.
Joseph Addison
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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
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