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Antonyms for distrust
dɪsˈtrʌstdis·trust

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English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. distrustverb

    To doubt is to lack conviction. Incompleteness of evidence may compel one to doubt, or some perverse bias of mind may incline him to. Distrust may express simply a lack of confidence; as, I distrust my own judgment; or it may be nearly equivalent to suspect; as, I distrusted that man from the start. Mistrust and suspect imply that one is almost assured of positive evil; one may distrust himself or others; he suspects others. Mistrust is now rarely, if ever, used of persons, but only of motives, intentions, etc. Distrust is always serious; mistrust is often used playfully. Compare SUPPOSE. Compare synonyms for DOUBT, n.

    Antonyms:
    believe, confide in, depend on, depend upon, rely on, rely upon, trust

    Synonyms:
    doubt, doubt, mistrust, surmise, suspect

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. misgiving, mistrust, distrust, suspicionnoun

    doubt about someone's honesty

    Antonyms:
    trustfulness, trust, trustingness, bank, swear, rely

    Synonyms:
    apprehension, mistrust, misgiving, distrustfulness, suspiciousness, hunch, intuition, suspicion, scruple, qualm

  2. distrust, distrustfulness, mistrustverb

    the trait of not trusting others

    Antonyms:
    trust, trustingness, trustfulness, bank, swear, rely

    Synonyms:
    distrustfulness, suspicion, mistrust, misgiving

  3. distrust, mistrust, suspectverb

    regard as untrustworthy; regard with suspicion; have no faith or confidence in

    Antonyms:
    trustfulness, trustingness, trust, rely, bank, swear

    Synonyms:
    suspect, surmise, mistrust

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. distrustnoun

    Synonyms:
    doubt, suspicion, mistrust

How to use distrust in a sentence?

  1. John Blackmon:

    Google Maps’s almost an indoctrination of distrust of police and we’ve got to put a stop to Google Maps, there are other socio-economic topics that are available and they want to focus half of their effort on negativity towards the police ? That seems odd to me. PARENTS ANGERED AFTER PLANNED PARENTHOOD PARTNER LEADS ‘ GRAPHIC ’ SEX-ED LESSON IN SCIENCE CLASS Students can pick.

  2. Author Unknown:

    Courage is always greatest when blended with meekness; intellectual ability is most admired when it sparkles in the setting of modest self-distrust; and never does the human soul appear so strong as when it foregoes revenge and dares to forgive any injury.

  3. Hillary Clinton:

    My approach will be distrust and verify, we should anticipate that Iran will test the next president.

  4. Bill Bradley:

    I better understand distrust and suspicion. I understand the meaning of certain looks and certain codes. I understand what it is to be in racial situations for which you have no frame of reference, i understand the tension of always being on guard, of never totally relaxing.

  5. Henry David Thoreau:

    Distrust any enterprise that requires new clothes.

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