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1 giving good reason for being doubted, questioned, or challenged
  • suspicious claims of being the rightful owner of the property

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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

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The first known use of suspicious was in the 14th century

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“Suspicious.” The Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster Inc., Accessed 8 December 2019.

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