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sus·pi·cious

 (sə-spĭsh′əs)
adj.
1. Arousing or apt to arouse suspicion; questionable: suspicious behavior.
2. Tending to suspect; distrustful: a suspicious nature.
3. Expressing suspicion: a suspicious look.

sus·pi′cious·ly adv.
sus·pi′cious·ness n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adv.1.suspiciously - with suspicion; "she regarded the food suspiciously"

suspiciously

adverb strangely, worryingly, disturbingly The tan-coloured dog looks suspiciously like an American pit bull terrier.
Translations
بصورةٍ مُريبَه أو مُثيرَة للشَّك
nedůvěřivěpodezřele
mistænkeligt
gyanakvóangyanúsan
grunsamlega
podozrivo
nezaupljivosumljivo
kuşkuylaşüphe uyandıracak şekilde

suspiciously

[səsˈpɪʃəslɪ] ADV
1. (= mistrustfully) [look, ask] → con recelo, con desconfianza
2. (= causing suspicion) [behave, act] → de modo sospechoso
their essays were suspiciously similarsus trabajos se parecían sospechosamente
he arrived suspiciously earlyllegó sospechosamente pronto
to look suspiciously like sthtener todo el aspecto de ser algo
the stain looked suspiciously like bloodla mancha tenía todo el aspecto de ser de sangre
a man who looked suspiciously like her husbandun hombre que se parecía sospechosamente a su marido
it looks suspiciously like measles to mepara mí que or (LAm) se me hace que es sarampión

suspiciously

[səˈspɪʃəsli] adv
(= with suspicion) [ask, look at] → avec méfiance
(= arousing suspicion) [act, behave] → de manière suspecte; [large, quiet]
It was suspiciously quiet
BUT Il régnait un calme suspect.
Police were told to arrest voters found with suspiciously large sums of money in their pockets → La police avait ordre d'arrêter les électeurs en possession de sommes d'argent trop importantes pour être honnêtes.
to look suspiciously like sth (= be very similar to) → ressembler à s'y méprendre à qch
to sound suspiciously like sth (= sound very similar to) → ressembler à s'y méprendre à qch
`Yes,' he replied, though it sounded suspiciously like a question → "Oui", répondit-il, mais sa réponse ressemblait à s'y méprendre à une question.

suspiciously

adv
(= with suspicion) examine, glance, askargwöhnisch, misstrauisch
(= causing suspicion) behave, actverdächtig
(= probably)verdächtig; it looks suspiciously like measles to medas sieht mir verdächtig nach Masern aus; it sounds suspiciously as though …es hört sich verdächtig danach an, als ob …

suspiciously

[səˈspɪʃəslɪ] adv (look) → con sospetto; (behave) → in modo sospetto
it looks suspiciously like measles → ha tutta l'aria di essere morbillo

suspect

(səˈspekt) verb
1. to think (a person etc) guilty. Whom do you suspect (of the crime)?; I suspect him of killing the girl.
2. to distrust. I suspected her motives / air of honesty.
3. to think probable. I suspect that she's trying to hide her true feelings; I began to suspect a plot.
noun (ˈsaspekt)
a person who is thought guilty. There are three possible suspects in this murder case.
adjective
not trustworthy. I think his statement is suspect.
suspicion (səˈspiʃən) noun
1. the process of suspecting or being suspected; the/a feeling causing a person to suspect. They looked at each other with suspicion; I have a suspicion that she is not telling the truth.
2. a slight quantity or trace. There was a suspicion of triumph in his tone.
suspicious (səˈspiʃəs) adjective
1. having or showing suspicion. I'm always suspicious of men like him; a suspicious glance.
2. causing or arousing suspicion. suspicious circumstances.
suspiciously (səˈspiʃəsli) adverb
suˈspiciousness noun
References in classic literature ?
He paused and turned his head quickly toward a thicket, and then bent his eyes suspiciously on their guide, who continued his steady pace, in undisturbed gravity.
Against this rude form of domesticity were opposed the chromo-tinted dresses and extravagant complexions of a few single unattended women--happily seen more often at night behind gilded bars than in the garish light of day--and an equal number of pale-faced, dark-moustached, well-dressed, and suspiciously idle men.
A young colored girl came to the door, opening it about an inch, and gazing at him suspiciously.
He looked puzzled, and glanced furtively and suspiciously out of the corner of his eye at a benignant and unconscious old lady who sat at his right.
He little imagined how my heart warmed towards him when I beheld his black eyes withdraw so suspiciously under their brows, as I rode up, and when his fingers sheltered themselves, with a jealous resolution, still further in his waistcoat, as I announced my name.
I hope it's all right," said Jane, looking suspiciously at Agatha.
She looked suspiciously at the sack and wondered where everybody was?
The disease which had thus entombed the lady in the maturity of youth, had left, as usual in all maladies of a strictly cataleptical character, the mockery of a faint blush upon the bosom and the face, and that suspiciously lingering smile upon the lip which is so terrible in death.
Suspiciously, I looked all round, but could see no key of any kind.
The three men brought the carriage up quietly, and took out of it a little man, stout, short, elderly, and commonly dressed in clothes of a dark color, who ascended the ladder very carefully, looked suspiciously in at the window of the pavilion, came down as quietly as he had gone up, and whispered, 'It is she
Danglars began to look suspiciously at Morcerf, when some one came and whispered a few words to him.
The host clasped his hands and looked around him suspiciously, whilst Grimaud knit his brows and approached the wounded man, whose worn, hard features awoke in his mind such awful recollections of the past.