mistrust definition

  • noun:
    • decreased trust or self-confidence due to suspicion. See Synonyms at anxiety.
    • not enough trust or self-confidence.
    • wish of self-confidence or trust; suspicion; distrust.
    • insufficient trust or confidence; suspicion.
    • the trait of not trusting other people
    • doubt about somebody's sincerity
  • verb-transitive:
    • To consider without trust or self-confidence.
    • To view with jealousy or suspicion; to suspect; to question the integrity of; to distrust.
    • To forebode as almost, or more likely to take place; to surmise.
  • verb-intransitive:
    • To be wary, dubious, or skeptical.
  • verb:
    • having no confidence in anything
    • To be wary, dubious or skeptical
    • regard as untrustworthy; respect with suspicion; don't have any belief or self-confidence in
  • others:
    • To suspect; doubt; regard with suspicion or jealousy.
    • To suspect; apprehend: said of a fact or circumstance.

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