Synonyms and Antonyms of trusting
1 having or showing trust in another Delia couldn't look into her dog's trusting eyes as she drove him to the vet Synonyms of trusting confiding, trustful Words Related to trusting artless, childlike, credulous, guileless, gullible (also gullable), innocent, naive (or naïve), simple, unsophisticated; dependent, hopeful, reliant; accepting, believing, certain, confident, convinced, overconfident, secure, sure, unquestioning, unsuspecting, unsuspicious, unwary Near Antonyms of trusting disbelieving, incredulous, unbelieving, unconvinced, undecided, unpersuaded; dubious, hesitant, leery (also leary), oversuspicious, skeptical, suspicious, uncertain, unsure, wary Antonyms of trusting distrustful, doubtful, doubting, mistrustful, trustless, untrusting
2 readily taken advantage of a corrupt stockbroker who preyed upon trusting customers Synonyms of trusting dewy-eyed, exploitable, gullible (also gullable), naive (or naïve), susceptible, easy, unwary, wide-eyedWords Related to trusting credulous, overcredulous, trustful, uncritical, unsuspecting, unsuspicious; artless, genuine, guileless, innocent, simple, unsophisticated, unworldly; fictile, malleable, pliable, pliant; deceivable; acquiescent, agreeable, amiable, obliging; yieldingNear Antonyms of trusting critical, cynical, mistrustful, skeptical, suspicious, wary; sophisticated; clear-eyed, clear-sighted, hardheaded; shrewd, street-smart, streetwise
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