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mistrust

mis·trust

mistrust

pronunciation:
mihs truhst
parts of speech:
noun, verb
part of speech: noun
definition: lack of confidence or trust; doubt.
Mistrust broke up their friendship.
synonyms:
distrust, doubt
antonyms:
faith, trust
similar words:
apprehension, misgiving, reservation, suspicion
 
part of speech: verb
inflections: mistrusted, mistrusting, mistrusts
definition: to have no trust in; to be suspicious of.
I mistrust people who lie to me.
synonyms:
distrust, doubt
antonyms:
trust
similar words:
fear, question
derivation: mistrustingly (adv.)