suspicion: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (su-spish'un), [key]
— n.
  1. act of suspecting.
  2. the state of mind or feeling of one who suspects: Suspicion kept him awake all night long.
  3. an instance of suspecting something or someone.
  4. state of being suspected: under suspicion; above suspicion.
  5. imagination of anything to be the case or to be likely; a vague notion of something.
  6. a slight trace, hint, or suggestion: a suspicion of a smile.
  1. to suspect.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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