Suspicious

Definition of Suspicious

Sus`pi´cious
a.1.Inclined to suspect; given or prone to suspicion; apt to imagine without proof.
Nature itself, after it has done an injury, will ever be suspicious; and no man can love the person he suspects.
- South.
Many mischievous insects are daily at work to make men of merit suspicious of each other.
- Pope.
2.Indicating suspicion, mistrust, or fear.
We have a suspicious, fearful, constrained countenance.
- Swift.
3.Liable to suspicion; adapted to raise suspicion; giving reason to imagine ill; questionable; as, an author of suspicious innovations; suspicious circumstances.
I spy a black, suspicious, threatening could.
- Shak.

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