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distrust

noun

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(Entry 1 of 2)

a feeling or attitude that one does not know the truth, truthfulness, or trustworthiness of someone or something
  • the psychic's bold claims were greeted with distrust and outright scorn

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distrust

verb

Synonyms & Antonyms of distrust (Entry 2 of 2)

to have no trust or confidence in
  • we instinctively distrust those phone calls that tell us we have won a free vacation or car

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The first known use of distrust was in 1513

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“Distrust.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/distrust. Accessed 24 Jan. 2021.

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