- Word Combinations (adjective)
|part of speech:
||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.
- similar words:
- mistrustful, shy, suspicious
||distrustfully (adv.), distrustfulness (n.)