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sus·pi·cious

suspicious

 
 
pronunciation:
s spI shs
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part of speech: adjective
definition 1: causing questions or doubt.
The police questioned him about his suspicious activities.
similar words:
doubtful, fishy, shady, slippery, unbelievable
definition 2: without trust.
She is a suspicious person and trusts no one.
synonyms:
doubting
antonyms:
gullible
similar words:
doubtful, hesitant, incredulous, shy, skeptical, uncertain, unsure, wary
derivations: suspiciously (adv.), suspiciousness (n.)
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The word suspicious contains the following parts:
su- Latin prefix that means under, below
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The prefix "su- " occurs in Latin loanwords. It is an assimilated form of "sub-."
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