suspicion


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Synonyms for suspicion

Synonyms for suspicion

intuitive cognition

lack of trust

a subtle quality underlying or felt to underlie a situation, action, or person

Synonyms for suspicion

an impression that something might be the case

the state of being suspected

being of a suspicious nature

References in classic literature ?
Ye'll no' mind," he added, suddenly returning to business, "writin' me joost a line--in the way o' receipt, ye ken--to clear me o' ony future suspicion in the matter o' the letter?
He was already under suspicion, and by making 190> the matter public I secured the services of about ten amateur detectives, who would be watching him unceasingly, and being himself aware of their watchfulness he would not dare seek further to destroy the document.
While suspicion was to be directed against him, she would be making quiet preparations for a very different denouement.
And that was just what confirmed my suspicion that it was not.
Troy's suspicions took a different direction: they pointed along the line of streets which led to Old Sharon's lodgings.
I hope you do not object, sir, to my having stated in public, emphatically, that he will reappear here, whenever any new suspicion may be awakened, or any new circumstance may come to light in this extraordinary matter?
As to his opportunities of casting them into the river; if he were the object of these suspicions, they were easy.
It was plain enough; the unfortunate girl had fallen under Sergeant Cuff's suspicions, in spite of all I could do to prevent it.
It was plain that Sergeant Cuff's suspicions of Rosanna had been roused by something that he had found out at his examination of the servants in my room.
Though she spoke guardedly, her next words revealed suspicions of foul play lurking in her mind--exactly reflecting similar suspicions lurking in Crayford's mind--which so distressed the lieutenant, and so surprised his comrades, as to render them quite incapable of answering her.
My suspicion in answering that question pointed straight to a woman.
Is there nothing to justify suspicion in such circumstances as these--circumstances sworn to on the oaths of the witnesses?
The suspicion which those words implied had never occurred to my mind.
In the pursuit of this inquiry there had arisen in his mind a monstrous suspicion, which pointed to Mrs.
Brown's death--and he was as far from confirming his suspicions of Mrs.