The act of suspecting; the imagination or apprehension of the existence of something (esp. something wrong or hurtful) without proof, or upon very slight evidence, or upon no evidence.
- The act of suspecting something, especially something wrong, on little evidence or without proof.
- The condition of being suspected, especially of wrongdoing.
- A state of uncertainty; doubt. See Synonyms at uncertainty.
- A minute amount or slight indication; a trace.
- Nonstandard To suspect.