What are some opposite words for trustworthy?

Antonyms for trustworthy
ˈtrʌstˌwɜr ði

This page is about all possible antonyms and opposite words for the term trustworthy.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. trustworthy, trusty(adj)

    worthy of trust or belief

    "a trustworthy report"; "an experienced and trustworthy traveling companion"

    slippery, fly-by-night, shifty, shady, devious, tricky, untrustworthy, irresponsible, untrusty


  2. trustworthy(adj)

    taking responsibility for one's conduct and obligations

    "trustworthy public servants"

    devious, shady, fly-by-night, tricky, shifty, irresponsible, untrustworthy, untrusty, slippery



  1. trustworthy(adjective)


  2. trustworthy(adjective)

    Deserving of trust, reliable.


English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. trustworthy

    That is authentic which is true to the facts; that is genuine which is true to its own claims; as, authentic history; genuine money.

    A 'genuine' work is one written by the author whose name it bears; an 'authentic' work is one which relates truthfully the matters of which it treats. For example, the apocryphal Gospel of St. Thomas is neither 'genuine' nor 'authentic.' It is not 'genuine,' for St. Thomas did not write it; it is not 'authentic,' for its contents are mainly fables and lies.

    Trench On the Study of Words lect. vi, p. 189. [W. J. Widdleton]

    Authentic is, however, used by reputable writers as synonymous with genuine, tho usually where genuineness carries a certain authority. We speak of accepted conclusions, certain evidence, current money, genuine letters, a legitimate conclusion or legitimate authority, original manuscripts, real value, received interpretation, sure proof, a true statement, a trustworthy witness, a veritable discovery.

    apocryphal, baseless, counterfeit, disputed, exploded, fabulous, false, fictitious, spurious, unauthorized

    accepted, accredited, authentic, authoritative, authorized, certain, current, genuine, legitimate, original, real, received, reliable, sure, true, veritable

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. trustworthy

    faithful, trusty, honest, strong, firm, reliable

Editors Contribution

  1. finagle

    is to be able to trust someone and believe that they will not try to trick or harm you.

    that man over there is very trustworthy

    Submitted by Zemisimmons14 on April 30, 2019  

How to use trustworthy in a sentence?

  1. Henry Stimson:

    The only way to make a man trustworthy is to trust him.

  2. Chairman Guo:

    PRISM, PRISM, on the wall, who is the most trustworthy of them all.

  3. Emmanuel Macron:

    I hope Russia understands France is a credible and trustworthy European partner.

  4. Sunday swart:

    People do not like to be sold, prove yourself trustworthy once and they will trust you forever.

  5. David Cicilline:

    We must do something in the short term to save trustworthy journalism before it is lost forever.

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How to say trustworthy in sign language?

  1. trustworthy

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