American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- adj. Arousing or apt to arouse suspicion; questionable: suspicious behavior.
- adj. Tending to suspect; distrustful: a suspicious nature.
- adj. Expressing suspicion: a suspicious look.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Inclined to suspect; apt to imagine without proof; entertaining suspicion or distrust; distrustful; mistrustful.
- Indicating suspicion, mistrust, or fear.
- Liable to cause suspicion; adapted to raise suspicion; questionable: as, suspicious innovations; a person met under suspicious circumstances.
- Synonyms Jealous.
- Doubtful, dubious.
GNU Webster's 1913
- adj. Inclined to suspect; given or prone to suspicion; apt to imagine without proof.
- adj. Indicating suspicion, mistrust, or fear.
- adj. Liable to suspicion; adapted to raise suspicion; giving reason to imagine ill; questionable.
- adj. not as expected
- adj. openly distrustful and unwilling to confide
““Ladies,” he said, his expression suspicious as his gaze slid from one computer to another.”
“One candidate, Yaroslau Ramanchuk,was in what he calls a suspicious car accident last week, and on Monday, he showed up for a meeting with students and professors in Minsk, the capital, only to learn that city authorities had closed down the hall where they were to get together because of "problems" with the sewage system.”
“He saw an individual riding on a bicycle right here on the island in what he described as a suspicious manner.”
“SEAN CALLEBS, CNN CORRESPONDENT: A lot of attention on Disney World today, local sheriff's officials investigating what they call a suspicious incident, this after workers noticed a small explosion just after midnight last night at a Dumpster.”
“Now in another twist in the Laci Peterson case, CNN has spoken with a potential defense witness, and he says that he saw a-- what he describes as a suspicious van at a gas station in Laci's neighborhood.”
“He tells me they have found what he calls a suspicious letter in one of the offices in the suite of offices of Senator Tom Daschle, the Senate majority leader, however not in the Hart office budding. where that other letter that was anthrax-laced was found back in October.”
“But Israelis, because of the ongoing Palestinian attacks, have become accustomed to keeping their eyes peeled for any suspicious -- what they call a suspicious movement or potential bombers, and that's apparently what happened today.”
“And Fred ran down the stairs, and out of the house, almost hoping somebody might attempt to rob, or murder him even, so that his revolver might prove of great avail, and thus silence Nellie, who was ever talking about what she called his suspicious nature, when it was only necessary caution, he thought.”
“The hospital reported what they called a "suspicious birth" involving Coy on Wednesday.”
“RCMP in New Brunswick are investigating what they call the suspicious death of a man in Sunny Corner, a small community about 20 kilometres west of Miramichi.”
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Words only (I left out the expressions) from Geza Kerenyi's EN-HU interpreters' dictionary. Most of them pose some difficulty when interpreted between HU and EN in either or both directions.
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