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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 sus·pi·cious /səˈspɪʃəs/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

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

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj 1: openly distrustful and unwilling to confide [syn: leery, mistrustful,
              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, queer,
          shady, suspect]