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Wordnet 3.0


1. openly distrustful and unwilling to confide;
[syn: leery, mistrustful, suspicious, untrusting, wary]

2. not as expected;
- Example: "there was something fishy about the accident"
- Example: "up to some funny business"
- Example: "some definitely queer goings-on"
- Example: "a shady deal"
- Example: "her motives were suspect"
- Example: "suspicious behavior"
[syn: fishy, funny, shady, suspect, suspicious]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Suspicious \Sus*pi"cious\, a. [OE. suspecious; cf. L. suspiciosus. See Suspicion.] 1. Inclined to suspect; given or prone to suspicion; apt to imagine without proof. [1913 Webster] Nature itself, after it has done an injury, will ever be suspicious; and no man can love the person he suspects. --South. [1913 Webster] Many mischievous insects are daily at work to make men of merit suspicious of each other. --Pope. [1913 Webster] 2. Indicating suspicion, mistrust, or fear. [1913 Webster] We have a suspicious, fearful, constrained countenance. --Swift. [1913 Webster] 3. Liable to suspicion; adapted to raise suspicion; giving reason to imagine ill; questionable; as, an author of suspicious innovations; suspicious circumstances. [1913 Webster] I spy a black, suspicious, threatening could. --Shak. [1913 Webster] Syn: Jealous; distrustful; mistrustful; doubtful; questionable. See Jealous. [1913 Webster] -- Sus*pi"cious*ly, adv. -- Sus*pi"cious*ness, n. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

suspicious adj 1: openly distrustful and unwilling to confide [syn: leery, mistrustful, suspicious, untrusting, wary] 2: not as expected; "there was something fishy about the accident"; "up to some funny business"; "some definitely queer goings-on"; "a shady deal"; "her motives were suspect"; "suspicious behavior" [syn: fishy, funny, shady, suspect, suspicious]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

153 Moby Thesaurus words for "suspicious": Pyrrhonic, a bit thick, a bit thin, absurd, agnostic, amoral, apprehensive, arguable, at issue, beyond belief, borderline, cagey, careful, cautious, chary, confutable, conjectural, conscienceless, contestable, controversial, controvertible, corrupt, corrupted, criminal, crooked, dark, debatable, deniable, devious, disbelieving, dishonest, dishonorable, disinclined to believe, disposed to doubt, disputable, distrustful, distrustfully, doubtable, doubtful, doubtfully, doubting, dubious, dubitable, envious, evasive, felonious, fishy, fraudulent, from Missouri, green, green with jealousy, green-eyed, guarded, hard of belief, hard to believe, horn-mad, iffy, ill-got, ill-gotten, immoral, impervious to persuasion, implausible, in dispute, in doubt, in dubio, in question, inconceivable, inconvincible, incredible, incredulous, indirect, insidious, invidious, jaundice-eyed, jaundiced, jealous, leery, mistakable, mistrustful, mistrusting, moot, not deserving belief, not kosher, open, open to doubt, open to question, open to suspicion, passing belief, preposterous, problematic, queer, questionable, questioning, refutable, ridiculous, rotten, sceptical, scrupulous, shady, shaky, shameless, shifty, shy, shy of belief, sinister, skeptical, skeptically, slippery, speculative, staggering belief, suppositional, suspect, suspected, suspecting, suspiciously, tall, thick, thin, tricky, unbelievable, unbelieving, uncertain, unconscienced, unconscientious, unconscionable, unconvincible, unconvincing, uncredulous, under suspicion, underhand, underhanded, unearthly, uneasy, unethical, ungodly, unimaginable, unpersuadable, unpersuasible, unprincipled, unsavory, unscrupulous, unstraightforward, unsure, unthinkable, untrusting, unwilling to accept, unworthy of belief, wary, watchful, without remorse, without shame, yellow, yellow-eyed