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1. distrust

verb. ['dɪˈstrʌst'] regard as untrustworthy; regard with suspicion; have no faith or confidence in.

Synonyms

  • mistrust
  • disbelieve
  • discredit
  • suspect

Antonyms

  • believe
  • unquestionable
  • attentiveness
  • frivolity

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Example sentences of the word distrust


1. Noun, singular or mass
A sure-fire way to cause employee distrust is to give her a raise and then rescind it.

2. Verb, base form
Parents may distrust teachers and accuse them of their child's poor performance.

Quotes containing the word distrust


1. The older I grow, the more I distrust the familiar doctrine that age brings wisdom.
- H.L. Mencken

2. When one side benefits more than the other, that's a win-lose situation. To the winner it might look like success for a while, but in the long run, it breeds resentment and distrust.
- Stephen Covey

3. In a world filled with hate, we must still dare to hope. In a world filled with anger, we must still dare to comfort. In a world filled with despair, we must still dare to dream. And in a world filled with distrust, we must still dare to believe.
- Michael Jackson

2. self-distrust

noun. lack of self-confidence.

Synonyms

  • diffidence
  • hesitance
  • timorousness
  • unassertiveness
  • self-doubt
  • timidness
  • timidity

Antonyms

  • willingness
  • fearlessness
  • bold
  • boldness

3. distrust

noun. ['dɪˈstrʌst'] doubt about someone's honesty.

Synonyms

  • dubiousness
  • suspicion
  • mistrust
  • misgiving
  • incertitude
  • doubtfulness
  • uncertainty
  • dubiety

Antonyms

  • fame
  • repute
  • flatter
  • plaintiff

4. distrust

noun. ['dɪˈstrʌst'] the trait of not trusting others.

Synonyms

  • suspicion
  • mistrust
  • trait
  • distrustfulness

Antonyms

  • probability
  • predictability
  • accept
  • honor
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