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dis·trust·ful

distrustful

 
pronunciation:
dIs truhst fl
features:
Word Combinations (adjective)
part of speech: adjective
definition: lacking in trust or confidence; doubting; suspicious.
He was distrustful of his employees and kept a close watch on them.She was distrustful of any offer that seemed impossibly good.The dog had been badly mistreated by humans and was now distrustful.
antonyms:
trusting
similar words:
mistrustful, shy, suspicious
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derivations: distrustfully (adv.), distrustfulness (n.)