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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 ?
She looked suspiciously at the sack and wondered where everybody was?
She looked at the man with horror and surprise, and then glanced suspiciously at Philip.
inquired the King, suspiciously, for he knew how greedy the Growleywogs were.
Toto stopped, sniffed at the hole suspiciously, and jumped out of it, wagging his tail as if he had done something important.
Turlington took him by the arm, and felt it suspiciously.
inquired the officers both together, advancing on him suspiciously.
He looked backward and forward suspiciously between Julius and Anne.
The one thing of which I felt certain was, that the grossest of mankind could not have misconstrued her motive in speaking, even at that suspiciously late hour and in that suspiciously lonely place.
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.
The waiter looked at me suspiciously as I made my way upstairs.
But if the noise were made by a man or boy who moved softly and therefore suspiciously, Jerry learned to growl loudly; if the noise were loud and careless, then Jerry's growl was soft.
Very gently and somewhat suspiciously, he first smelled the tallow and then proceeded to eat it.