Suspicion



noun
1.
act of suspecting.
2.
the state of mind or feeling of one who suspects:
Suspicion kept him awake all night long.
3.
an instance of suspecting something or someone.
4.
state of being suspected:
under suspicion; above suspicion.
5.
imagination of anything to be the case or to be likely; a vague notion of something.
6.
a slight trace, hint, or suggestion:
a suspicion of a smile.
verb (used with object)
7.
Nonstandard. to suspect.
noun
1.
the act or an instance of suspecting; belief without sure proof, esp that something is wrong
2.
the feeling of mistrust of a person who suspects
3.
the state of being suspected: to be shielded from suspicion
4.
a slight trace
5.
above suspicion, in such a position that no guilt may be thought or implied, esp through having an unblemished reputation
6.
on suspicion, as a suspect
7.
under suspicion, regarded with distrust
see: above suspicion

Tagged:

Read Also:

  • Suspicional

    adjective 1. of or relating to suspicion, especially morbid or insane suspicions.

  • Suspicious

    adjective 1. tending to cause or excite suspicion; questionable: suspicious behavior. 2. inclined to suspect, especially inclined to suspect evil; distrustful: a suspicious tyrant. 3. full of or feeling suspicion. 4. expressing or indicating suspicion: a suspicious glance. adjective 1. exciting or liable to excite suspicion; questionable 2. disposed to suspect something wrong 3. indicative […]



  • Suspiciously

    adjective 1. tending to cause or excite suspicion; questionable: suspicious behavior. 2. inclined to suspect, especially inclined to suspect evil; distrustful: a suspicious tyrant. 3. full of or feeling suspicion. 4. expressing or indicating suspicion: a suspicious glance. adjective 1. exciting or liable to excite suspicion; questionable 2. disposed to suspect something wrong 3. indicative […]

  • Suspiciousness

    adjective 1. tending to cause or excite suspicion; questionable: suspicious behavior. 2. inclined to suspect, especially inclined to suspect evil; distrustful: a suspicious tyrant. 3. full of or feeling suspicion. 4. expressing or indicating suspicion: a suspicious glance. adjective 1. exciting or liable to excite suspicion; questionable 2. disposed to suspect something wrong 3. indicative […]



Disclaimer: Suspicion definition / meaning should not be considered complete, up to date, and is not intended to be used in place of a visit, consultation, or advice of a legal, medical, or any other professional. All content on this website is for informational purposes only.