mistrustful


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mis·trust

 (mĭs-trŭst′)
n.
Lack of trust or confidence: I viewed the stranger's advice with mistrust.
tr.v. mis·trust·ed, mis·trust·ing, mis·trusts
1. To regard without trust or confidence: He mistrusted his lieutenant.
2. To doubt the truth or sincerity of: I mistrust everything he says.

mis·trust′ful adj.
mis·trust′ful·ly adv.
mis·trust′ful·ness n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.mistrustful - openly distrustful and unwilling to confidemistrustful - openly distrustful and unwilling to confide
distrustful - having or showing distrust; "a man of distrustful nature"; "my experience...in other fields of law has made me distrustful of rules of thumb generally"- B.N.Cardozo; "vigilant and distrustful superintendence"- Thomas Jefferson

mistrustful

mistrustful

adjective
Lacking trust or confidence:
Translations
مُرْتاب، مليء بالشَّك
nedůvěřivý
mistroisk
tortrygginn

mistrustful

[ˌmɪsˈtrʌstfʊl] ADJdesconfiado, receloso
to be mistrustful of sth/sbdesconfiar de algo/algn

mistrustful

[ˌmɪsˈtrʌstfəl] adjméfiant(e)
mistrustful of → méfiant(e) à l'égard de

mistrustful

adjmisstrauisch; to be mistrustful of somebody/somethingjdm/einer Sache misstrauen

mistrustful

[mɪsˈtrʌstfʊl] adj mistrustful (of)diffidente (nei confronti di)

mistrust

(misˈtrast) verb
to have no confidence or trust in.
noun
lack of confidence in something.
ˌmisˈtrustful adjective
ˌmisˈtrustfully adverb

mistrustful

a. desconfiado-a, receloso-a.
References in classic literature ?
I must say I’m mistrustful of such smooth speakers; for I've known the whites talk fair when they wanted the Indian lands most.
Captain Doane would shrug his shoulders and defiantly meet the mistrustful eyes of the Armenian Jew.
D'Artagnan twisted his mustache like a man embarrassed with the confidence he is about to make and mistrustful of his confidant.
And yet they are very much alike too--more alike than they would care to think themselves for they eye each other with cold, mistrustful, deprecating looks.
And, moreover," Van Baerle, having become mistrustful in his captivity, continued, "there is an animal much more to be feared than even the cat or the rat.
In fact, it was not the same face, not the same look as the evening before: sullen, mistrustful and obstinate.
Then do not be astonished that I am mistrustful, since you suspect me of knowing what I do not know.
At last, having held a document before her glasses for nearly five minutes, she presented it across the counter, accompanying the act by another inquisitive and mistrustful glance--it was for J.
The mender of roads was now coming to himself, and was mistrustful of having made a mistake in his late demonstrations; but no.
You are cold, mistrustful, cruel to nervous or clumsy people, and more afraid of the criticisms of those with whom you dance and dine than of your conscience.
I can be no longer mistrustful, but you must pardon me, my dear count, for confessing to some degree of astonishment.
Mistrustful that it might be hazardous to Arthur to see him without preparation, Mr Meagles accepted the offer; and they were left shut up in the room, looking down through its barred window into the jail.