untrusting


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untrusting

(ʌnˈtrʌstɪŋ)
adj
not trusting; mistrustful
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Adj.1.untrusting - openly distrustful and unwilling to confideuntrusting - 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

untrusting

adjective
Lacking trust or confidence:
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