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1. mistrust

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

Synonyms

  • doubt
  • disbelieve
  • discredit
  • suspect

Antonyms

  • believe
  • unquestionable
  • attentiveness
  • frivolity

Etymology

  • mis- (English)
  • trust (English)
  • truste (Middle English (1100-1500))

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Rhymes with Mistrust

  • ustrust
  • clevetrust
  • antitrust
  • nonplussed
  • distrust
  • unadjust
  • readjust
  • incrust
  • entrust
  • encrust
  • disgust
  • discussed
  • combust
  • unjust
  • robust
  • thrust
  • prust
  • crust
  • brust
  • blust
  • adjust
  • yust
  • must
  • lust
  • knust
  • just
  • hust
  • guste
  • gust
  • fust

Sentences with mistrust


1. Verb, base form
If the latter is true, your dog probably has a good reason to mistrust this one child.

2. Noun, singular or mass
Never scold or hit your puppy -- it will only build mistrust.

3. Verb, non-3rd person singular present
The development could also be another step toward normalizing GMO foods for those who still mistrust them.

Quotes about mistrust


1. You realize that our mistrust of the future makes it hard to give up the past.
- Chuck Palahniuk, Survivor

2. I am unaware of his plans but I shall never stop believing in them because I cannot fathom them and I prefer to mistrust my own intellectual capacities than his justice.
- Alexis de Tocqueville, Democracy in America

3. The opposite of interpersonal trust is not mistrust. It is despair. This is because we have given up on believing that trustworthiness and fulfillment are possible from others. We have lost our hope in our fellow humans.
- David Richo

2. mistrust

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

Synonyms

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

Antonyms

  • fame
  • repute
  • flatter
  • plaintiff

Etymology

  • mis- (English)
  • trust (English)
  • truste (Middle English (1100-1500))

3. mistrust

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

Synonyms

  • suspiciousness
  • suspicion
  • trait
  • distrustfulness

Antonyms

  • probability
  • predictability
  • accept
  • honor

Etymology

  • mis- (English)
  • trust (English)
  • truste (Middle English (1100-1500))
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