distrust definition

  • noun:
    • insufficient trust or confidence.
    • insufficient trust or self-confidence.
    • question of sufficiency, reality, or sincerity; lack of self-confidence, trust, or dependence
    • Suspicion of evil designs.
    • State of being suspected; losing trust.
    • lack of trust; doubt or suspicion; wish of confidence, faith, or dependence: as, to listen with distrust; to check upon a project with distrust.
    • Discredit; loss in credit or confidence
    • doubt about someone's honesty
    • the characteristic of perhaps not trusting other people
    • decreased trust or confidence.
    • Lack of trust or confidence.
    • question of sufficiency, reality, or sincerity; insufficient self-confidence, belief, or dependence
    • Suspicion of bad designs.
    • State of being suspected; reduced trust.
    • Absence of trust; question or suspicion; desire of self-confidence, belief, or reliance: because, to listen with distrust; to look upon a project with distrust.
    • Discredit; lack of credit or self-confidence
    • question about a person's sincerity
    • the characteristic of maybe not trusting others
    • not enough trust or self-confidence.
    • decreased trust or self-confidence.
    • Doubt of sufficiency, reality, or sincerity; not enough confidence, faith, or reliance
    • Suspicion of evil styles.
    • State of being suspected; loss of trust.
    • Absence of trust; doubt or suspicion; want of confidence, trust, or reliance: since, to pay attention with distrust; to appear upon a project with distrust.
    • Discredit; loss of credit or self-confidence
    • doubt about a person's honesty
    • the characteristic of maybe not trusting other individuals
  • verb-transitive:
    • to possess no confidence in.
    • To feel absence of trust in; not to confide in or rely upon; to deem of debateable sufficiency or truth; to doubt; is dubious of; to mistrust.
    • to own no self-confidence in.
    • To feel lack of rely upon; to not ever confide in or trust; to deem of questionable sufficiency or truth; to question; become suspicious of; to mistrust.
    • to own no confidence in.
    • To feel lack of rely upon; to not ever confide in or are based upon; to deem of dubious sufficiency or truth; to doubt; become dubious of; to mistrust.
  • verb:
    • To put no trust in; having no self-confidence in.
    • respect as untrustworthy; regard with suspicion; do not have faith or self-confidence in
    • To put no trust in; having no confidence in.
    • regard as untrustworthy; respect with suspicion; have no faith or self-confidence in
    • to place no trust in; having no self-confidence in.
    • respect as untrustworthy; regard with suspicion; have no belief or confidence in
  • others:
    • To withhold trust or confidence from; doubt or suspect; refuse to confide in, rely upon, or provide credence to: as, to distrust a person's veracity; we distrust his motives.
    • To withhold trust or confidence from; question or suspect; will not confide in, are based upon, or give credence to: because, to distrust a man's veracity; I distrust their objectives.
    • To withhold trust or confidence from; doubt or think; won't confide in, rely upon, or offer credence to: as, to distrust a guy's veracity; I distrust their intentions.

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