oversuspicious

adjective

over·​sus·​pi·​cious ˌō-vər-sə-ˈspi-shəs How to pronounce oversuspicious (audio)
: more suspicious than is necessary or normal
oversuspicious of their motives

Word History

First Known Use

1655, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of oversuspicious was in 1655

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“Oversuspicious.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/oversuspicious. Accessed 19 May. 2024.

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