distrustful

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adjective dis·trust·ful \-ˈtrəs(t)-fəl\

Definition of distrustful

  1. :  having or showing distrust

distrustfully

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distrustfulness

noun

Examples of distrustful in a Sentence

  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

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First Known Use of distrustful

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