Synonyms and Antonyms of mistrustful
inclined to doubt or question claims
- We were mistrustful of the so-called "miracle cure."
paranoid (also paranoidal)
critical, puzzled, quizzical
careful, cautious, guarded, gun-shy, leery (also leary), wary, watchful
cynical, experienced, knowing, sophisticated, worldly, worldly-wise
curious, inquiring, inquisitive, nosy (or nosey), snoopy
uncertain, unconvinced, undecided, undetermined, unsettled, unsure
ingenuous, innocent, naive (or naïve), simple, simpleminded, unknowing, unsophisticated, unworldly, wide-eyed
certain, confident, positive, sure
deceived, duped, gulled, tricked
careless, heedless, unsuspecting, unsuspicious, unwary
not feeling sure about the truth, wisdom, or trustworthiness of someone or something
- Inhabitants of that remote community tend to be mistrustful of outsiders.