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Definitions of suspicion

  1. doubt about someone's honesty Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  2. an impression that something might be the case; "he had an intuition that something had gone wrong" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  3. being of a suspicious nature; "his suspiciousness destroyed his marriage" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  4. 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. Newage Dictionary DB
  5. Slight degree; suggestion; hint. Newage Dictionary DB
  6. To view with suspicion; to suspect; to doubt. Newage Dictionary DB
  7. Mistrust; doubt; imagination of guilt, etc., on insufficient proof; colloquially, a small quantity; as, a suspicion of humor. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  8. Act of suspecting: the imagining of something without evidence or on slender evidence: mistrust. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  9. The act of suspecting; conjecture; doubt; mistrust. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  10. The least particle, as of a flavor. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  11. Act of suspecting; imagination of the existence of something on slight or no proof; mistrust. See suspect. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  12. Imagination of the existence of something upon little or no evidence; doubt; mistrust. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.

Usage examples for suspicion

  1. We should have had no more of this wretched suspicion of an innocent man. – The Law-Breakers by Ridgwell Cullum
  2. So far that I now share with Muriel Tredworth the suspicion of knowing all about the tragedy. – The Hunt Ball Mystery by Magnay, William
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