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suspicion   
      

It Has 9 letters ( s u s p i c i o n )         4 vowels ( u i i o )         5 consonants ( s s p c n )         Word on the contrary noicipsus

Which the Definition/Meaning of suspicion in categoryENGLISH - ALTERNATIVE FORMS
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English - Alternative Forms

* suspition (obsolete)

Which the Definition/Meaning of suspicion in categoryENGLISH - ETYMOLOGY
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English - Etymology

From Anglo-Norman _suspecioun_, from Old French _suspeçun_ or _sospeçon_, from Latin _suspectionem_, of the past participle from _suspicere_, from _sub-_ (“up to”) with _specere_ (“to look at”).

From Anglo-Norman suspecioun, from Old French suspeçun or sospeçon, from Latin suspectionem, of the past participle from suspicere, from sub- (up to) with specere (to look at).

Which the Definition/Meaning of suspicion in categoryENGLISH - PRONUNCIATION
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English - Pronunciation

* IPA(key): /sə.ˈspɪ.ʃən/ * Rhymes: -ɪʃən

  • IPA(key): /sə.ˈspɪ.ʃən/
  • Rhymes: -ɪʃən

Which the Definition/Meaning of suspicion in categoryENGLISH - NOUN
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English - Noun

SUSPICION (_plural_ SUSPICIONS) * ​The act of suspecting something or someone, especially of something wrong. * The condition of being suspected. * Uncertainty, doubt. * 1893, Walter Besant, _The Ivory Gate_, chapterIII: In former days every tavern of repute kept such a room for its own select circle, a club, or society, of habitués, who met every evening, for a pipe and a cheerful glass. […] Strangers might enter the room, but they were made to feel that they were there on sufferance: they were received with distance and SUSPICION. * A trace, or slight indication. _a SUSPICION of a smile_ * Adolphus William Ward (1837-1924) The features are mild but expressive, with just a SUSPICION […] of saturnine or sarcastic humor. * The imagining of something without evidence. DERIVED TERMS * suspicious * suspect * sneaking suspicion TRANSLATIONS

suspicion (plural suspicions)

  1. ​The act of suspecting something or someone, especially of something wrong.
  2. The condition of being suspected.
  3. Uncertainty, doubt.
  4. A trace, or slight indication.
    a suspicion of a smile
  5. The imagining of something without evidence.

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Which the Definition/Meaning of suspicion in categoryENGLISH - VERB
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English - Verb

SUSPICION (_third-person singular simple present_ SUSPICIONS, _present participle_ SUSPICIONING, _simple past and past participle_ SUSPICIONED) * (nonstandard, dialect) To suspect; to have suspicions. * Rudyard Kipling Mulvaney continued— "Whin I was full awake the palanquin was set down in a street, I SUSPICIONED, for I cud hear people passin' an' talkin'. But I knew well I was far from home. […] * 2012, B. M. Bower, _Cow-Country_ (page 195) "I've been SUSPICIONING here was where they got their information right along," the sheriff commented, and slipped the handcuffs on the landlord.

suspicion (third-person singular simple present suspicions, present participle suspicioning, simple past and past participle suspicioned)

  1. (nonstandard, dialect) To suspect; to have suspicions.

Which the Definition/Meaning of suspicion in categoryENGLISH - REFERENCES
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* “suspicion” in Douglas Harper, _Online Etymology Dictionary_ (2001).


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