distrustful


dis·trust·ful

adjective \-ˈtrəs(t)-fəl\

Definition of DISTRUSTFUL

:  having or showing distrust
dis·trust·ful·ly \-fə-lē\ adverb
dis·trust·ful·ness noun

Examples of DISTRUSTFUL

  1. <she was distrustful of her boyfriend's claim of having saved the kitten from a raging fire>
  2. <naturally distrustful of politicians who claim to have all the answers>

First Known Use of DISTRUSTFUL

1589

Rhymes with DISTRUSTFUL

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