Share this entry

Share this page

unsuspicious

Line breaks: un|sus¦pi¦cious
Pronunciation: /ʌnsəˈspɪʃəs
 
/

Definition of unsuspicious in English:

adjective

Not having or showing suspicion: she has a caring, unsuspicious nature
More example sentences
  • He is prosecuting attorney, and he suborns him, an unsuspicious and innocent fellow most of the time, into raiding Albert's garbage can for evidence.
  • He, learning that she now employs his page, is astonished at her unsuspicious nature.
  • Abdi research noted that this form of adaptation demonstrated the African concept of Ubuntu, which describes the African people as trusting and unsuspicious of strangers.

Derivatives

unsuspiciously

1
adverb
Example sentences
  • I walked quickly and (I hoped) unsuspiciously, to the bathroom.
  • He ‘heard’ Tina thinking as she gazed as unsuspiciously as possible at Luke.
  • After passing through the door, the two men walked unsuspiciously down a wide hallway that had doors on both sides every sixty feet.

Definition of unsuspicious in:

Share this entry

Share this page

 

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources

Word of the day emulous
Pronunciation: ˈɛmjʊləs
adjective
seeking to emulate someone or something