Definition of over-suspicious in English:



  • Excessively suspicious.

    ‘an over-suspicious nature’
    • ‘His sense of insufficiency made him both over-trusting and over-suspicious.’
    • ‘The speeches of the noble Lords revealed something of an over-suspicious misunderstanding of what the effect of the clause means.’
    • ‘There is such a thing in life as being over-suspicious.’
    • ‘I may be over-suspicious, but I see a "heavy hand" coming from here to Edinburgh to make sure that the Scottish freedom of information Act is no more liberal than the one we are being asked to pass.’
    • ‘Horatio is the one true friend whom the over-suspicious Hamlet trusts implicitly.’
    irrationally anxious, paranoiac, suspicious, mistrustful, distrustful, fearful, insecure
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