distrustfulness


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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:
Noun1.distrustfulness - the trait of not trusting others
trait - a distinguishing feature of your personal nature
suspiciousness, suspicion - being of a suspicious nature; "his suspiciousness destroyed his marriage"
Translations
عَدَم ثِقَه، تَشَكُّك
nedůvěřivost
mistro
tortryggni
güvensizlikitimatsızlık

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 ?
Men were among us by hundreds whom the ceaseless distrustfulness of their governments had followed privately, by means of appointed agents, to our shores.
Sarala and Vaara (2010) note that cultural differences may create potential national confrontations, perceived incompatibilities, and a sense of distrustfulness between the acquiring and acquired units in cross-border acquisitions that reduce the possible knowledge transfer between the two.
Ramesh regretted, and demanded immediate ban, adding that such incidents are resulting to fuel the atmosphere of fear, insecurity and distrustfulness.