HyperDic: suspicion

English > 4 senses of the word suspicion:
NOUNcognitionsuspicion, intuition, hunchan impression that something might be the case
cognitionsuspicion, misgiving, mistrust, distrustdoubt about someone's honesty
statesuspicionthe state of being suspected
attributesuspicion, suspiciousnessbeing of a suspicious nature
suspicion > pronunciation
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English > suspicion: 4 senses > noun 1, cognition
MeaningAn impression that something might be the case.
Synonymsintuition, hunch
Narrowerheart, bosomThe locus of feelings and intuitions
Broaderimpression, feeling, belief, notion, opinionA vague idea in which some confidence is placed
Spanishintuición, presentimiento
Verbssuspectimagine to be the case or true or probable
English > suspicion: 4 senses > noun 2, cognition
Meaningdoubt about someone's honesty.
Synonymsmisgiving, mistrust, distrust
Broaderdoubt, uncertainty, incertitude, dubiety, doubtfulness, dubiousnessThe state of being unsure of something
Spanishdesconfianza, recelo, sospecha
Catalandesconfiança, recel, sospita
Adjectivessuspiciousopenly distrustful and unwilling to confide
Verbssuspectregard as untrustworthy
English > suspicion: 4 senses > noun 3, state
MeaningThe state of being suspected.
Example"he tried to shield me from suspicion"
Narrowercloudsuspicion affecting your reputation / reputation
Broaderhostility, enmity, antagonismA state of deep-seated ill-will
Verbssuspecthold in suspicion
English > suspicion: 4 senses > noun 4, attribute
MeaningOf a suspicious nature.
Broaderdistrust, distrustfulness, mistrustThe trait of not trusting others

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