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Antonyms for distrustful
dɪsˈtrʌst fəldis·trust·ful

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. distrustfuladjective

    having or showing distrust

    "a man of distrustful nature"; "my experience...in other fields of law has made me distrustful of rules of thumb generally"- B.N.Cardozo; "vigilant and distrustful superintendence"- Thomas Jefferson

    Antonyms:
    unsuspicious, trustful, trusting, unsuspecting, confiding

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. distrustfuladjective

    Synonyms:
    suspicious

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  1. Sterne:

    How frequently are the honesty and integrity of a man disposed of by a smile or a shrug. How many good and generous actions have been sunk into oblivion by a distrustful look, or stamped with the imputation of bad motives, by a mysterious and seasonable whisper!

  2. P. J. O'Rourke:

    Government isn't a good way to solve problems ... [G]overnment is concerned mostly with self-perpetuation and is subject to fantastic ideas about its own capabilities. ... [G]overnment is wasteful of the nation's resources, immune to common sense and subject to pressure from every half-organized bouquet of assholes. ... [G]overnment is distrustful of and disrespectful toward average Americans while being easily gulled by Americans with money, influence or fame.

  3. Tom Burt:

    For those who are distrustful, giving them the ability to confirm that their vote got counted, that's where I see a huge potential transformation in trust.

  4. David Shafer:

    One of my concerns when we lost all these elections, was that people would just give up on the Republican Party, and give up on resisting the progressives, but that's clearly not happened, there's been a surge of interest, but the people that are interested are just are distrustful of authority –of all types of authority –and there’s some growing pains.

  5. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu:

    I think that we can have a legitimate difference of opinion on this, because I think Iran has shown to be completely distrustful.

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Words popularity by usage frequency

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#23779trusting
#34527unsuspecting
#111440distrustful
#127125confiding
#145294trustful
#311119unsuspicious

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