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Aroused Suspicion

  • By: Anne P. Hubbell
  • In: Encyclopedia of Deception
  • Edited by: Timothy R. Levine
  • Subject:Interpersonal Relationships, Interpersonal Communication, Moral Development

Suspicion is the presence of doubt regarding the veracity of an individual's statement(s), and thus the sincerity of their motives behind their actions. It is an assessment of intent, in that when a receiver is suspicious, he or she will tend ...

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