trustful

adjective
trust·ful | \ˈtrəst-fəl \

Definition of trustful 

: full of trust : confiding

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Other Words from trustful

trustfully \ˈtrəst-fə-lē \ adverb
trustfulness noun

Examples of trustful in a Sentence

a trustful child quietly sleeping, sure in the knowledge that his parents would be there when he woke

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This stems from Porter making Chicago his pre-draft home base because his agency is located here and that agency’s longstanding, trustful relationship with the Bulls. K.c. Johnson, chicagotribune.com, "Bulls Q&A: Is Wendell Carter Jr. the pick at No. 7? Do Kris Dunn and Zach LaVine fit in same backcourt?," 13 June 2018 The rest varied from trembling-lip control of fright to trustful passivity. sandiegouniontribune.com, "April 17, 1955: S.D. MAKES WORLD POLIO HISTORY," 17 Apr. 2018 The trustful Dutch overwhelmed; their beloved and respected Sovereign driven into exile; the peaceful city of Rotterdam the scene of a massacre as hideous and brutal as anything in the Thirty Years War. Mary Ann Gwinn, chicagotribune.com, "What do George Orwell and Winston Churchill have in common? A new book has the answer," 31 May 2017 The trustful Dutch overwhelmed; their beloved and respected Sovereign driven into exile; the peaceful city of Rotterdam the scene of a massacre as hideous and brutal as anything in the Thirty Years War. Mary Ann Gwinn, chicagotribune.com, "What do George Orwell and Winston Churchill have in common? A new book has the answer," 31 May 2017 The trustful Dutch overwhelmed; their beloved and respected Sovereign driven into exile; the peaceful city of Rotterdam the scene of a massacre as hideous and brutal as anything in the Thirty Years War. Mary Ann Gwinn, chicagotribune.com, "What do George Orwell and Winston Churchill have in common? A new book has the answer," 31 May 2017 The trustful Dutch overwhelmed; their beloved and respected Sovereign driven into exile; the peaceful city of Rotterdam the scene of a massacre as hideous and brutal as anything in the Thirty Years War. Mary Ann Gwinn, chicagotribune.com, "What do George Orwell and Winston Churchill have in common? A new book has the answer," 31 May 2017 The trustful Dutch overwhelmed; their beloved and respected Sovereign driven into exile; the peaceful city of Rotterdam the scene of a massacre as hideous and brutal as anything in the Thirty Years War. Mary Ann Gwinn, latimes.com, "What do George Orwell and Winston Churchill have in common? A new book has the answer," 19 May 2017

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First Known Use of trustful

1560, in the meaning defined above

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trustful

adjective
trust·ful | \ˈtrəst-fəl \

Kids Definition of trustful

: full of trust

Other Words from trustful

trustfulness noun

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