distrust

All Noun Verb
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  • Info Distrust is a formal way of not trusting any one party too much in a situation of grave risk or deep doubt. more...
  • This fact may lead up to why he shows so much distrust between them.
  • The peace movement made them question and distrust authority even more than they had already.
  • He could not reach the people except through the man he distrusted. Cited from The Fur Bringers, by Hulbert Footner
  • He turned quickly to the door, as if he distrusted his own powers of self-control. Cited from Little Novels, by Wilkie Collins
  • These events created an increasing level of distrust between the two sides.
  • The friend she had distrusted was all she had ever believed him. Cited from The Big-Town Round-Up, by William MacLeod Raine
  • "I told you to do nothing any one you distrusted asked you!" Cited from Lilith, by George MacDonald
  • You don't love him or you would not have distrusted him. Cited from Madelon, by Mary E. Wilkins Freeman
  • For a moment he distrusted his own powers in such a situation. Cited from Seven Little Australians, Ethel Turner
  • For the first time in her life she distrusted her son. Cited from What's Mine's Mine V3, by George MacDonald
  • They knew where he was to be distrusted, and how he might be made useful. Cited from After Dark, by Wilkie Collins
  • He distrusted the press, whom he thought had sold out to the government and business interests.
  • There is no reason for distrusting the received reading of the present place in any particular. Cited from Causes of the Corruption of the Holy Gospels, by John Burgon
  • He later breaks up with her when she shows distrust in him and is never seen again.
  • He does not love her, for he distrusts all women, into whom he sees his own mother.
  • For the first time in his life, this morning he distrusted his gift. Cited from The Captives, by Hugh Walpole
  • He takes words at their face value, unless he distrusts you, just as he hands them out himself. Cited from Deep Furrows, by Hopkins Moorhouse
  • The woman in the wood he had distrusted from the first moment he saw her watching eyes. Cited from The Forest Lovers, by Maurice Hewlett
  • Another political matter that did not help was the mutual distrust between the various services.
  • I wondered how I could have distrusted my own strength to meet her look. Cited from Saxe Holm's Stories, by Helen Hunt Jackson
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Meaning of distrust

  • noun The trait of not trusting others
  • verb Regard as untrustworthy; regard with suspicion; have no faith or confidence in