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"Unsuspecting" is an adjective which is often translated as "confiado", and "suspicious" is an adjective which is often translated as "sospechoso". Learn more about the difference between "unsuspecting" and "suspicious" below.
unsuspecting(
uhn
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suhs
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pehk
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tihng
)
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (general)
a. confiado
The children played a prank on their unsuspecting teacher.Los niños le gastaron una broma a su confiada maestra.
b. desprevenido
How could you steal money from your unsuspecting mother?¿Cómo fuiste capaz de robarle dinero a tu desprevenida mamá?
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suspicious(
suh
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spihsh
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ihs
)
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (causing suspicion)
a. sospechoso
The police evacuated our building when they found a suspicious package by the door.La policía evacuó nuestro edificio cuando encontró un paquete sospechoso junto a la puerta.
2. (mistrustul)
a. desconfiado
My neighbor is suspicious of everybody and worries that someone is trying to steal his car.Mi vecino es muy desconfiado y siempre teme que le vayan a robar el carro.
b. receloso
Pedro is friendly and nice with people he knows, but suspicious of strangers.Pedro es amable y simpático con sus conocidos, pero receloso con los extraños.
c. suspicaz
It is not good to be so suspicious; you have to learn to trust others.No es bueno que seas tan suspicaz, debes aprender a confiar en los demás.
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