What does Distrust mean?

Distrust meaning in General Dictionary

question of sufficiency truth or sincerity lack of confidence trust or reliance as distrust of people energy authority will functions systems etc

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  • To feel lack of rely upon to not confide in or are based upon to deem of dubious sufficiency or reality to doubt is suspicious of to mistrust
  • respect as untrustworthy; regard with suspicion; haven't any faith or confidence in
  • question about somebody's sincerity
  • the characteristic of perhaps not trusting other people
  • To feel lack of rely upon; not to confide in or depend upon; to deem of dubious sufficiency or truth; to question; become suspicious of; to mistrust.
  • Doubt of sufficiency, reality, or sincerity; want of self-confidence, trust, or dependence; because, distrust of your energy, expert, will, reasons, systems, etc.
  • Suspicion of wicked styles.
  • State to be suspected; reduced trust.

Distrust meaning in Urban Dictionary

dis·trust /dɪsˈtrʌst/ {dis-truhst}–verb (used with object)to regard with doubt or suspicion; have no trust in.–nounlack of trust; doubt; {suspicion}.Origin:1505–15; dis-1 + trust—Related formsdis·trust·er, nounpre·dis·trust, noun, verb (used with item)—SynonymsSee suspicion.


Distrust meaning in Etymology Dictionary

early 15c. (v.); 1510s (n.), from dis- + trust. "The etymologically correct kind is mistrust, in which both elements tend to be Teutonic" [Klein]. Related: Distrusted; distrusting; distrustful; distrustfully; distrustfulness.


Distrust meaning in General Dictionary

(v. t.) To feel absence of rely upon; to not confide in or rely upon; to deem of debateable sufficiency or truth; to question; to-be suspicious of; to mistrust.

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  • (letter.) Doubt of sufficiency, reality, or sincerity; wish of self-confidence, trust, or reliance; as, distrust of your respective power, expert, will, purposes, systems, etc.
  • (letter.) Suspicion of wicked styles.
  • (n.) State to be suspected; loss of trust.

Sentence Examples with the word Distrust

I had no reason to distrust you.

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