The Meaning of SUSPICIOUS – SUSPICIOUS in a Sentence

The Meaning of SUSPICIOUS – SUSPICIOUS in a Sentence

The video demonstrates the meaning and definition of SUSPICIOUS. The way to pronounce SUSPICIOUS is explained, dividing the word into syllables.

Also, a clipart image illustrates the main definition. This is followed by an illustrated sentence example.

Seeing SUSPICIOUS in a sentence example is a great way to memorize the meaning and definition of SUSPICIOUS. Now it’s time to start using this word in your everyday vocabulary.

Here is a transcript of the video: What is the Meaning and Definition of SUSPICIOUS?


Emphasize the second syllable, it’s pronounced suh◦SPISH◦us

Definition: behaviour or an event that causes doubt or mistrust

The clipart shows an emoji questioning or doubting something

Slide 3:
The picture shows a man dressed in black with a black hat and dark sunglasses standing in front of a huge clock, looking as if he doesn’t want to be noticed.

Sentence example: He looked very suspicious.

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  • affable
  • aggressive
  • arduous
  • bent
  • biased
  • conventional
  • delinquent
  • detrimental
  • erroneous
  • expendable
  • extraordinary
  • fragile
  • gradual
  • gracious
  • hospitable
  • impressive
  • impulsive
  • relevant
  • remiss
  • ridiculous
  • squalid
  • supercilious
  • suspicious
  • sympathetic
  • wooden

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More examples to make the meaning of SUSPICIOUS clear:

“In my community, I think when there is suspicious activity the police will stop by, they will ask a question,” he said.
Source: Fox News

More broadly, the investigators insist that “serious incident reports” must be quickly drafted after any suspicious incident and fundamental rights officers immediately informed.
Source: Washington Times

So from the beginning, I was very suspicious of that narrative because it is a misogynistic narrative — the idea of the hysterical woman, the crazy woman.
Source: New York Times

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