World English Dictionary
suspicion (səˈspɪʃən)
1.  the act or an instance of suspecting; belief without sure proof, esp that something is wrong
2.  the feeling of mistrust of a person who suspects
3.  the state of being suspected: to be shielded from suspicion
4.  a slight trace
5.  above suspicion in such a position that no guilt may be thought or implied, esp through having an unblemished reputation
6.  on suspicion as a suspect
7.  under suspicion regarded with distrust
[C14: from Old French sospeçon, from Latin suspīciō distrust, from suspicere to mistrust; see suspect]

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