Meaning of SUSPICION in English

SUSPICION

noun

COLLOCATIONS FROM OTHER ENTRIES

a vague suspicion

A vague suspicion began to tug at Benny's mind.

arrest sb on charges/suspicion of (doing) sth

He was arrested on suspicion of supplying drugs.

confirm your fears/doubts/suspicions etc

This just confirms my worst fears.

divert suspicion...from

He’d been trying to divert suspicion away from himself.

finger of suspicion...fell on

The finger of suspicion immediately fell on Broderick.

lingering doubts/suspicions etc

Any lingering hopes of winning the title soon disappeared.

nagging feeling/doubt/suspicion etc

There was still a nagging doubt in the back of her mind.

nasty feeling/suspicion

I had a nasty feeling that a tragedy was going to happen.

treat sb with respect/contempt/suspicion etc

When you treat the kids with respect, they act responsibly.

view sth with caution/suspicion/scepticism etc

The local people viewed newcomers with suspicion.

COLLOCATIONS FROM CORPUS

■ ADJECTIVE

above

Could you swear to me every one of your circle's above suspicion ?

You must be above suspicion of any impropriety.

deep

Anything easy and pleasant aroused deep suspicion and people enjoying themselves were usually less inclined to pay attention to others.

He treated all with deep suspicion .

Added to this was the deep suspicion felt by senior ministers, influential judges and lawyers about purists themselves.

When two ten-year-olds allegedly abducted and murdered the toddler, it confirmed the public's deepest suspicions .

So why do their activities arouse deep suspicion among tax authorities and police forces?

Western society has generated a deep suspicion from which in the main the other arts have been protected.

Everywhere measures to free the grain trade aroused the deepest suspicion and hostility.

great

But the more Downing Street protests, the greater the suspicion that Major is jittery about US-UK relations.

The enigmatic thing was the great pall of suspicion hanging over such an ordinary-appearing man.

I had inspected the water jump with great suspicion before the race.

Those plans are regarded with great suspicion and fear in Moscow.

And a lot of times a video camera is looked upon with great suspicion .

ill

The terrible kindnesses of the evening roused her worst suspicions .

What the connection is we can only hazard a guess at but it confirms all our worst suspicions about anything-core outfits once and for all.

initial

It had taken a long time for the initial hostility and suspicion between them to wear off.

There was an initial suspicion that this poison had been ingested by our two patients.

By the 1990s his initial suspicion of television had disappeared.

In this case the initial suspicion must be reasonable, whereupon the person may be held for up to 7 days.

mutual

Instead there would be the dismal apparatus of mutual suspicion familiar to every accountant.

A further conference at La Ferté-Bernard in July 1168 met in an atmosphere of mutual suspicion and broke up with nothing achieved.

But at Eindhoven the organisation was unable to prevent fraternisation between the two sides leaping from mutual suspicion into whirlwind romance.

This general detente has not, however, dispelled decades of mutual suspicion .

Newt-bashing camouflages the mutual suspicion between the president and his supposed friends in Congress.

Novel approaches to Roma exclusion may have to be attempted to overcome mutual suspicion .

reasonable

If officers have reasonable suspicion they can still board and search and arrest.

Legislation should be considered to extend statutory protection to auditors so that they can report reasonable suspicion of fraud to investigatory authorities.

The court accepted that these facts amounted to a reasonable suspicion .

But it is not only the concept of reasonable suspicion that has been diluted by police practice and judicial endorsement.

To give power to arrest on reasonable suspicion does not mean that it is always or even ordinarily to be exercised.

Their hunch was held not to amount to a reasonable suspicion .

strong

Even later, there was strong suspicion but never proof.

I have the strongest suspicion , though, that they did it for each other.

■ VERB

allay

Sly had to allay their suspicions and stop them probing any further.

Margaret came from a wealthy family, and Richard was anxious to allay any suspicion that he had married for money.

This huge increase should have allayed the peasants' suspicions of the new regime, but this was hot the case.

To allay suspicion she ate three spoonfuls herself but was found out.

arouse

Unless your home is totally dilapidated, steer clear of a complete redecoration prior to selling: it will arouse suspicion .

Although it quickly subsided, what I was able to catch was sufficient to arouse suspicion .

Like Miltiades, he had aroused the suspicion of his people that he aimed at supreme power.

In schools the increasing number of para.professionals creeping in under the resources umbrella have understandably aroused suspicions in teachers' union branches.

The two painters downstairs impinge - directly through their crazy behaviour arousing suspicion against themselves, and indirectly through Porfiry.

If she aroused the girl's suspicion all would be lost.

In the current climate, any smooth and unambiguous unity of theory is likely to arouse suspicion .

He sat once again at his desk and began to consider how to get the official document translated without arousing further suspicion .

arrest

Three men were arrested on suspicion of causing violent disorder and were released on police bail.

A man found at the house, Ronald Lerma, 29, was arrested on suspicion of possessing a crack cocaine pipe.

On Nov. 29 a 19-year-old skinhead was arrested under suspicion of arson in connection with the Mölln attack.

Lombardy was stopped and arrested on suspicion of rape by force; rape with a foreign object and false imprisonment.

Kedie was initially arrested on suspicion of supplying drugs when police discovered £2,000 in cash in his house.

In August 1984, Benicia police arrested him on suspicion of molesting a 10-year-old girl.

The following day Gary Burn was arrested by police on suspicion of murder.

When police arrested Nestor Padron on suspicion of skimming meter receipts, he was carrying $ 850 in cash, Maher said.

avoid

It was then that Rudolfo, if he wanted to avoid suspicion , would lead his flock down to the villa.

Brown has said that because he is black, he must do more than others to avoid suspicion .

confirm

A quick check outside confirmed my suspicions: we just weren't going up very fast.

If we guess right, then we confirm his suspicions .

I'd like a chance to confirm my suspicions .

Meanwhile, a company audit confirmed his original suspicions .

A telephone call confirmed my suspicions .

Their placement in a remedial course confirmed their suspicions .

Just then, a tanker drove up from the south and the driver confirmed my suspicions .

Statements like this confirmed our suspicions about self-defeating organizational behavior patterns.

fall

In 1959 Navarro Rubio had not only not immediately fallen under suspicion of disloyalty, but had actually made Franco back down.

As news of his triptych spread, he fell under increasing suspicion .

Because of you, your fellow officers have fallen under suspicion !

hold

Corruption is endemic, and there is a widely held suspicion that the police and army are behind some crimes.

The suspects were held Wednesday on suspicion of attempted murder, attempted burglary and conspiracy.

What worried her most of all was that she might be held in equal suspicion .

They were being held without bail on suspicion of conspiracy, possession of explosive devices and burglary.

Four of those arrested are being held on suspicion of armed robbery.

Some people get held on suspicion - I know!

raise

For some reason this topic had raised local suspicions and in correspondence nearly ruled out.

She knew that it would raise too much suspicion for the whole family to leave at once.

He has been on the run since 1963, raising the suspicion that he has bought off the police.

These appeals raise lots of suspicions , for such curricula have traditionally served to exclude working-class people from the classroom.

regard

She regards me with suspicion , but when I hold out my hand, she takes it.

Those plans are regarded with great suspicion and fear in Moscow.

Pleas about competition were regarded with much suspicion and little sympathy by the trade unions.

Any answer that is not basically a selfish one should be regarded with suspicion .

One reason, of particular salience in developing countries, is that services are regarded with considerable suspicion .

Attempts to divide anything into two ought to be regarded with much suspicion ...

But there were others too, some drawn from that old left milieu regarded with suspicion by Miles.

All pointed snails should be regarded with suspicion as they have a liking for the foliage of aquatic plants.

throw

Philby remained bitter towards Burgess, whose defection had thrown suspicion on him and ultimately led to his unmasking.

treat

A properly theological response can not treat suspicion merely as a positive or a negative impulse from outside the source of theology.

He treated all with deep suspicion .

Thus, substantive comparison of these countries and the generalizations about civic culture must be treated with suspicion .

Joint-ill can affect the older foal so any lameness should be treated with suspicion .

view

If they viewed me with suspicion then I was much puzzled about them.

But nothing would be viewed with more suspicion than this method of expanding output.

Any law which directly or indirectly discourages the publication of views from within the criminal justice system must be viewed with suspicion .

This woman is a woman she views with suspicion , and for what reason?

The Prime Minister designate obviously viewed me with suspicion , as being closely associated with his predecessor.

As Lutherans, we viewed pleasure with suspicion .

But those who claimed to know that they were chosen, Calvin viewed with suspicion .

This is the day of the motorist, and anyone who walks is viewed with suspicion .

PHRASES FROM OTHER ENTRIES

allay (sb's) fear/concern/suspicion etc

But he failed to allay fears that he will be a fatally flawed candidate when pitted against President Bush next autumn.

In an attempt to allay these concerns, Rhone and other staff members met with citizens from the rehabilitation area several times.

In this way he can discuss current information with his wife and help to allay her fears.

Kelly argues that the removal of the requirement to aid decision-makers would allay fears.

Margaret came from a wealthy family, and Richard was anxious to allay any suspicion that he had married for money.

Sly had to allay their suspicions and stop them probing any further.

Some Alliance supporters made statements that did little to allay such fears.

The virtual extinction of the dragon sister tutor should also help to allay your fears.

arouse hostility/suspicion/resentment/anger etc

Although it quickly subsided, what I was able to catch was sufficient to arouse suspicion.

In schools the increasing number of para.professionals creeping in under the resources umbrella have understandably aroused suspicions in teachers' union branches.

Parked vehicles that arouse suspicion should be reported.

Similarly the threat of a loss arouses anxiety and actual loss causes sorrow, while both situations are likely to arouse anger.

The beguiling simplicity of the flat tax is one reason it arouses suspicion.

The two painters downstairs impinge - directly through their crazy behaviour arousing suspicion against themselves, and indirectly through Porfiry.

They are fascinating and frightening; they arouse anger and they are defiant.

Unless your home is totally dilapidated, steer clear of a complete redecoration prior to selling: it will arouse suspicion.

be above suspicion/reproach/criticism etc

The motives were above reproach since a large sum was raised for deserving charities every year.

You must be above suspicion of any impropriety.

have a sneaking feeling/suspicion/admiration

niggling doubt/worry/suspicion etc

Almost immediately, the fretting, niggling worries and the sense of fearful anticipation began to return.

Always, in the background, in the dim recesses of her mind, there had been that niggling doubt.

And here a niggling doubt enters the mind.

Nor did it remove the niggling suspicion that Isabel was hiding something.

Of course, this is usually so, but I am having little niggling doubts about such a sweeping statement.

There remains the niggling doubt that this delay has something to do with our muddled sentimentality towards animals.

There was, however, a niggling doubt in the minds of some of the jurors.

plant an idea/doubt/suspicion (in sb's mind)

Their conversation had planted doubts in Dennis' mind about the partnership.

the finger of blame/suspicion

He says it doesn't make sense to point the finger of blame, it's the law that is at fault.

throw suspicion on sb

Philby remained bitter towards Burgess, whose defection had thrown suspicion on him and ultimately led to his unmasking.

under a cloud (of suspicion)

According to the researchers, the new cell actually works better under cloud cover than in full sunlight.

Decades of wallpaper peeling under clouds of dust.

For all these reasons wooden aeroplanes are under a cloud at the moment.

He passes away under a cloud , inscrutable at heart, forgotten, unforgiven, and excessively romantic.

Not only must they care for distressed and disturbed young people, but they must do so under a cloud .

Sometimes the pressure we were under clouded our judgment.

The sight of these two storming along under a cloud of canvas is enough to stir the blood of most landlubbers.

We argued about it, and when I left, I left under a cloud .

EXAMPLES FROM OTHER ENTRIES

''What's that behind your back?'', Maria said with a look of deep suspicion .

He's been arrested on suspicion of murder.

I had no solid evidence, only vague suspicions.

She had always had a deep suspicion of journalists and reporters.

Terry's grandmother looked at me with suspicion and demanded, "Who's this?"

The money was taken out of the bank in small amounts so as not to arouse suspicion .

The timing of his trip aroused suspicion among his government colleagues.

When I ask about Gerald, Susan's usually kind face clouded with fear and suspicion .

EXAMPLES FROM CORPUS

A wise suspicion is that such a fate awaits any treaty containing grandiose reductions or harsh enforcement penalties.

Also interested in Rose's financial position would be her husband and - if his suspicions were correct - Hilary Seymour-Strachey.

As Lutherans, we viewed pleasure with suspicion .

In other countries, however, suspicions persist that the weapons and the paramilitary training were put to illegal use.

One bilious attack would have been passed over as something that could happen to anyone; but two aroused suspicion .

That was what she was doing, going along, arousing no suspicion in Brimmer or anyone at the office.

There were suspicions about the role that Conservative Central Office played in orchestrating some of these manoeuvres.

They were being held without bail on suspicion of conspiracy, possession of explosive devices and burglary.

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