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distrust

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of distrust

  1. a feeling or attitude that one does not know the truth, truthfulness, or trustworthiness of someone or something <the psychic's bold claims were greeted with distrust and outright scorn> Synonyms doubt, distrustfulness, dubiety, dubitation [archaic], incertitude, misdoubt, misgiving, mistrust, mistrustfulness, query, reservation, skepticism, suspicion, uncertaintyRelated Words disbelief, incredulity, unbelief; anxiety, concern, paranoia, wariness; compunction, niggle [chiefly British], qualm, scruple, tremorNear Antonyms credence, faithAntonyms assurance, belief, certainty, certitude, confidence, conviction, sureness, surety, trust




distrust

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of distrust

  1. to have no trust or confidence in <we instinctively distrust those phone calls that tell us we have won a free vacation or car> Synonyms doubt, misdoubt, mistrust, question, suspect Related Words disbelieve, discount, discredit, negate Near Antonyms bank (on or upon), count (on or upon), depend (on or upon), rely (on or upon) Antonyms trust





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