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English Dictionary: suspicion by the DICT Development Group
3 results for suspicion
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
suspicion
n
  1. an impression that something might be the case; "he had an intuition that something had gone wrong"
    Synonym(s): intuition, hunch, suspicion
  2. doubt about someone's honesty
    Synonym(s): misgiving, mistrust, distrust, suspicion
  3. the state of being suspected; "he tried to shield me from suspicion"
  4. being of a suspicious nature; "his suspiciousness destroyed his marriage"
    Synonym(s): suspicion, suspiciousness
From Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) [web1913]:
   Suspicion \Sus*pi"cion\, n. [OE. suspecioun, OF. souspe[87]on,
      F. soup[87]on, L. suspectio a looking up to, an esteeming
      highly, suspicion, fr. suspicere to look up, to esteem, to
      mistrust. The modern form suspicion in English and French is
      in imitation of L. suspicio mistrust, suspicion. See
      {Suspect}, and cf. {Suspicious}.]
      1. 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.
  
                     Suspicions among thoughts are like bats among birds,
                     they ever fly by twilight.                  --Bacon.
  
      2. Slight degree; suggestion; hint. [Colloq.]
  
                     The features are mild but expressive, with just a
                     suspicion . . . of saturnine or sarcastic humor.
                                                                              --A. W. Ward.
  
      Syn: Jealousy; distrust; mistrust; diffidence; doubt.

From Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) [web1913]:
   Suspicion \Sus*pi"cion\, v. t.
      To view with suspicion; to suspect; to doubt. [Obs. or Low]
      --South.
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