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suspicious

adjective

Synonyms and Antonyms of suspicious

  1. 1 giving good reason for being doubted, questioned, or challenged suspicious claims of being the rightful owner of the property Synonyms of suspicious debatable, disputable, dodgy [chiefly British], doubtable, dubious, dubitable, equivocal, fishy, problematic (also problematical), queer, questionable, shady, shaky, suspect, doubtfulWords Related to suspicious alleged, so-called, supposed; moot; ambiguous, open, unclear; uncertain, undecided, undetermined; far-fetched, flimsy, improbable, unlikely, weakNear Antonyms of suspicious decisive, definitive; clear, obvious, open-and-shut, positiveAntonyms of suspicious certain, hands-down, incontestable, indisputable, indubitable, questionless, sure, undeniable, undoubted, unproblematic, unquestionable

  2. 2 inclined to doubt or question claims suspicious of any menu dish having a name she can't pronounce Synonyms of suspicious disbelieving, distrustful, doubting, incredulous, mistrustful, negativistic, questioning, show-me, suspecting, skeptical, unbelievingWords Related to suspicious paranoid (also paranoidal); critical, puzzled, quizzical; careful, cautious, guarded, gun-shy, leery (also leary), wary, watchful; cynical, experienced, knowing, sophisticated, worldly, worldly-wise; curious, inquiring, inquisitive, nosy (or nosey), snoopy; uncertain, unconvinced, undecided, undetermined, unsettled, unsure; hesitantNear Antonyms of suspicious green, ingenuous, innocent, naive (or naïve), simple, simpleminded, unknowing, unsophisticated, unworldly, wide-eyed; certain, confident, positive, sure; callow, inexperienced, raw; childlike, idealistic, impractical; beguiled, deceived, duped, gulled, tricked; careless, heedless, unsuspecting, unsuspicious, unwaryAntonyms of suspicious credulous, gullible (also gullable), trustful, trusting, uncritical, unquestioning

  3. 3 not feeling sure about the truth, wisdom, or trustworthiness of someone or something you should be very suspicious of those telephone calls from people telling you that you're the winner of a contest you never entered Synonyms of suspicious distrustful, dubious, hinky [slang], mistrustful, skeptical, doubtful, trustless, uncertain, unconvinced, undecided, unsettled, unsureWords Related to suspicious ambivalent, conflicted, equivocal; diffident, insecure; halting, hesitant, indecisive, irresolute, vacillating, waveringNear Antonyms of suspicious assured, confident, sanguine, self-assured; decisive, determined, resoluteAntonyms of suspicious certain, convinced, positive, sure



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