distrustfully


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dis·trust·ful

 (dĭs-trŭst′fəl)
adj.
Feeling or showing doubt.

dis·trust′ful·ly adv.
dis·trust′ful·ness n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adv.1.distrustfully - with distrustdistrustfully - with distrust; "she looked at him distrustfully"
confidingly, trustfully, trustingly - with trust; in a trusting manner; "she looked at her father trustingly"
Translations
بارْتِياب، بِعَدَم ثِقَه
s nedůvěrou
mistroiskt
meî tortryggni
s nedôverou
güvensizlikle

distrustfully

[dɪsˈtrʌstfəlɪ] advcon diffidenza

distrust

(disˈtrast) noun
suspicion; lack of trust or faith. He has always had a distrust of electrical gadgets.
verb
to have no trust in. He distrusts his own judgement.
disˈtrustful adjective
disˈtrustfully adverb
disˈtrustfulness noun
References in classic literature ?
She glanced distrustfully at Ambrosch, who was now eating his breakfast at the kitchen table.
He looked distrustfully at her shoes -- raised himself on tiptoe -- set her bonnet straight for her with a sharp tug -- -said, in a loud whisper, "hold your tongue" -- and left her, for the time being, without further notice.
The guard, the coachman, and the two other passengers eyed him distrustfully.
He was gobbling mincemeat, meatbone, bread, cheese, and pork pie, all at once: staring distrustfully while he did so at the mist all round us, and often stopping - even stopping his jaws - to listen.
George looks distrustfully from the painted ceiling to the ground, from the ground to Mr.
The young man seemed as if he were going to give Aramis his hand; but the light which beamed in his eyes faded away, and he coldly and distrustfully withdrew his hand again.
The little old gentleman stared at me distrustfully.
Troy suddenly stood still, and eyed his companion a little distrustfully.