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Noun: suspicion  su'spi-shun
  1. An impression that something might be the case
    "he had a suspicion that something had gone wrong";
    - intuition, hunch
  2. Doubt about someone's honesty
    - misgiving, mistrust, distrust
  3. The state of being suspected
    "he tried to shield me from suspicion"
  4. Being of a suspicious nature
    "his suspicion destroyed his marriage";
    - suspiciousness

Derived forms: suspicions

Type of: antagonism, belief, distrust, distrustfulness, doubt, doubtfulness, dubiety, dubiousness, enmity, feeling, hostility, impression, incertitude, mistrust, notion, opinion, uncertainty

Encyclopedia: Suspicion