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 confiding, trustful Related Words 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 disbelieving, incredulous, unbelieving, unconvinced, undecided, unpersuaded; dubious, hesitant, leery (also leary), oversuspicious, skeptical, suspicious, uncertain, unsure, wary Antonyms distrustful, doubtful, doubting, mistrustful, trustless, untrusting
2 readily taken advantage of a corrupt stockbroker who preyed upon trusting customers Synonyms dewy-eyed, exploitable, gullible (also gullable), naive (or naïve), susceptible, easy, unwary, wide-eyedRelated Words credulous, overcredulous, trustful, uncritical, unsuspecting, unsuspicious; artless, genuine, guileless, innocent, simple, unsophisticated, unworldly; fictile, malleable, pliable, pliant; deceivable; acquiescent, agreeable, amiable, obliging; yieldingNear Antonyms critical, cynical, mistrustful, skeptical, suspicious, wary; sophisticated; clear-eyed, clear-sighted, hardheaded; shrewd, street-smart, streetwise
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