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un·sus·pect·ing

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. unsuspecting, unsuspiciousadjective

    not suspicious

    "deceiving the unsuspecting public"

    Synonyms:
    unsuspicious

    Antonyms:
    cognizant, distrustful, cognisant, aware(p)

  2. unsuspectingadjective

    (often followed by `of') not knowing or expecting; not thinking likely

    "an unsuspecting victim"; "unsuspecting (or unaware) of the fact that I would one day be their leader"

    Synonyms:
    unsuspicious

    Antonyms:
    cognisant, aware(p), cognizant, distrustful

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. unsuspectingadjective

    Synonyms:
    unsuspicious, credulous

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. unsuspectingadjective

    Synonyms:
    unsuspicious, gullible, credulous, indubious, unsophisticated

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "unsuspecting":

    gullible, naive

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How to use unsuspecting in a sentence?

  1. John Sampson:

    It is these one-sided immigration marriage fraud schemes that cause the most damage to unsuspecting U.S. citizens and their families, they are abused emotionally, financially, psychologically and, often times, physically. And no one seems to be interested in stopping this heinous crime.

  2. James Rauh:

    This is a national emergency. America’s young adults — thousands of unsuspecting Americans — are being poisoned, it is widely known that illicit fentanyl is driving the massive spike in drug-related deaths. A new approach to this catastrophe is needed.

  3. Steven Stamkos:

    Obviously, he’s mad about you know the borderline hit there, but there’s different ways to go about it, you can grab a guy and then punch him in the face. But it’s just an unsuspecting guy, it’s a sucker punch.

  4. Northern Kentucky:

    Encouraging the spread of an acute infectious disease in a community demonstrates a callous disregard for the health and safety of friends, family, neighbors, and unsuspecting members of the general public, a person who has contracted chickenpox can be infectious for up to 2 days before experiencing the rash that is associated with the virus.

  5. Orange County California:

    These dealers are essentially handing a loaded gun to unsuspecting victims knowing that they will probably die and they don't care.


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