Definition of suspicion
- just a suspicion of garlic
There has long been a suspicion that the painting is a fake.
I thought the water might be making us sick, and my suspicions were confirmed by the lab tests.
The note aroused her suspicions that he was having an affair.
I have a sneaking suspicion that those cookies aren't really homemade.
The new policies are regarded by many with suspicion.
His story has raised some suspicion.
I have my suspicions about his motives.
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no one will ever suspicion that I'm the one who pulled the prank
: a feeling that someone is possibly guilty of a crime or of doing something wrong
: a feeling that something bad is likely or true
: a feeling of doubt
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