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mistrust

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of mistrust

  1. a feeling or attitude that one does not know the truth, truthfulness, or trustworthiness of someone or something <had an unfortunate mistrust of doctors, so her medical condition was allowed to worsen> Synonyms distrust, distrustfulness, dubiety, dubitation [archaic], incertitude, misdoubt, misgiving, doubt, 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




mistrust

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of mistrust

  1. to have no trust or confidence in <a recluse who mistrusts her neighbors and stays in her house all day> Synonyms doubt, misdoubt, distrust, question, suspectRelated Words disbelieve, discount, discredit, negateNear Antonyms bank (on or upon), count (on or upon), depend (on or upon), rely (on or upon)Antonyms trust





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