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mistrust

noun

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  1. a feeling or attitude that one does not know the truth, truthfulness, or trustworthiness of someone or something had an unfortunate mistrust of doctors, so her medical condition was allowed to worsen Synonyms distrust, distrustfulness, dubiety, dubitation [archaic], incertitude, misdoubt, misgiving, doubt, mistrustfulness, query, reservation, skepticism, suspicion, uncertaintyRelated Words disbelief, incredulity, unbelief; anxiety, concern, paranoia, wariness; compunction, niggle [chiefly British], qualm, scruple, tremorNear Antonyms credence, faithAntonyms assurance, belief, certainty, certitude, confidence, conviction, sureness, surety, trust


mistrust

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of mistrust

  1. to have no trust or confidence in a recluse who mistrusts her neighbors and stays in her house all day Synonyms doubt, misdoubt, distrust, question, suspectRelated Words disbelieve, discount, discredit, negateNear Antonyms bank (on or upon), count (on or upon), depend (on or upon), rely (on or upon)Antonyms trust


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