trust·​less | \ ˈtrəst-ləs How to pronounce trustless (audio) \

Definition of trustless

1 : not deserving of trust : faithless

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Examples of trustless in a Sentence

with time the missionary doctor won the trust of even the most trustless villagers

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Community trust replaced a trustless monetary system. Longreads, "Blockchain Just Isn’t As Radical As You Want It To Be," 16 Feb. 2018

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First Known Use of trustless

circa 1550, in the meaning defined at sense 2

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The first known use of trustless was circa 1550

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