• “suspicion” in British English
  • But, save for the faithful Zizi, he could find no one to share his suspicion.
  • There was a little weasel-faced German who excited her suspicion at once.
  • Now, if there is a great similarity in those prices, suspicion will be aroused.


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But her love changes to suspicion after she discovers that Johnnie has stolen money, his business partner has died mysteriously, and she finds a letter explaining her life insurance policy.

: from Anglo-Norman French suspeciun, from medieval Latin suspectio(n-), from suspicere 'mistrust'. The change in the second syllable was due to association with Old French suspicion (from Latin suspicio(n-) 'suspicion').


to arouse suspicions, to arouse suspicion →

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