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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"
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[dɪsˈtrʌstfəlɪ] advcon diffidenza


(disˈtrast) noun
suspicion; lack of trust or faith. He has always had a distrust of electrical gadgets.
to have no trust in. He distrusts his own judgement.
disˈtrustful adjective
disˈtrustfully adverb
disˈtrustfulness noun
References in classic literature ?
The little old gentleman stared at me distrustfully.
She glanced distrustfully at Ambrosch, who was now eating his breakfast at the kitchen table.
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.
Troy suddenly stood still, and eyed his companion a little distrustfully.
Clara stopped at the doorway, looking backward and forward distrustfully between the husband and wife.
He checked himself on the point of going out, and looked back distrustfully at the lighted candle.
I trace these lines, self- distrustfully, with the shadows of after-events darkening the very paper I write on; and still I say, what could I do?
Mr Wegg having looked distrustfully at his own limb, and suspiciously at the pattern with which it has been compared, makes the point:
His face showed plain tokens of anxiety, and his party-colored eyes looked hither and thither distrustfully, as he sauntered along the shore.
George looks distrustfully from the painted ceiling to the ground, from the ground to Mr.
The young lady answered this polite little speech in a whisper--with her round eyes fixed distrustfully on me while she spoke.