self-distrust

noun
self-dis·​trust | \ ˌself-dis-ˈtrəst How to pronounce self-distrust (audio) \

Definition of self-distrust

: a lack of confidence in oneself : diffidence

Other Words from self-distrust

self-distrustful \ ˌself-​dis-​ˈtrəst-​fəl How to pronounce self-distrust (audio) \ adjective

First Known Use of self-distrust

circa 1631, in the meaning defined above

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“Self-distrust.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/self-distrust. Accessed 17 Apr. 2021.

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