mistrustfully


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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:
Adv.1.mistrustfully - with distrustmistrustfully - with distrust; "she looked at him distrustfully"
Translations
بارْتِياب
nedůvěřivě
mistroiskt
meî tortryggni
güvensizlikle

mistrustfully

[mɪsˈtrʌstflɪ] advcon diffidenza

mistrust

(misˈtrast) verb
to have no confidence or trust in.
noun
lack of confidence in something.
ˌmisˈtrustful adjective
ˌmisˈtrustfully adverb
References in classic literature ?
They looked at him and at his shoes mistrustfully, as at an alien.
'Eh?' said he, mistrustfully looking in at the door.
She looked intently, maliciously and mistrustfully. A minute passed; he even fancied something like a sneer in her eyes, as though she had already guessed everything.