Definition Suspicious

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Definition

suspicious: distrustful, skeptical, apprehensive, doubtful; strange, dubious, questionable
adjective
He looks suspicious. I think he is guilty of something, but I'm not sure what!
I find it suspicious that you don't make eye contact with me. If you were innocent, you would look me in the eye.

to be suspicious (of, that): to suspect (that something has happened); to be dubious of, skeptical about (someone)
verb
I'm suspicious of his intentions. He says he wants to be a police officer to fight crime, but he has connections to the mafia.
We are suspicious that the judge has taken a bribe: his verdict seems very strange.

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