un·​sus·​pi·​cious | \ ˌən-sə-ˈspi-shəs How to pronounce unsuspicious (audio) \

Definition of unsuspicious

: not distrustful or suspicious a person with a trusting, unsuspicious nature … she was unsuspicious [=unaware] of having excited any particular interest …— Jane Austen

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unsuspiciously adverb

Examples of unsuspicious in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The nerve agents were designed to be undetectable, possibly relying on combinations of otherwise harmless or unsuspicious chemicals. Beth Mole, Ars Technica, "Second Novichok poisoning in Britain raises alarm, questions over contamination," 5 July 2018 The two deaths are currently being treated as separate and unsuspicious. Lilly Milman, Billboard, "Mutiny Festival Cut Short Following Drug-Related Deaths," 30 May 2018

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First Known Use of unsuspicious

1586, in the meaning defined above

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“Unsuspicious.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/unsuspicious. Accessed 14 Aug. 2020.

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