Suspicion

Definition of Suspicion

Sus`pi´cion
n.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.
The features are mild but expressive, with just a suspicion . . . of saturnine or sarcastic humor.
- A. W. Ward.
v. t.1.To view with suspicion; to suspect; to doubt.

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