distrust synonyms

Here's a list of possible synonyms and antonyms for the term distrust:


Princeton's WordNet

  1. misgiving, mistrust, distrust, suspicionnoun

    doubt about someone's honesty

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

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

  2. distrust, distrustfulness, mistrustverb

    the trait of not trusting others

    Synonyms:
    distrustfulness, suspicion, distrust, mistrust, misgiving

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

  3. distrust, mistrust, suspectverb

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

    Synonyms:
    suspect, surmise, distrust, mistrust

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

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.

    Synonyms:
    doubt, doubt, mistrust, surmise, suspect

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

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. distrustverb

    Synonyms:
    disbelieve, discredit, doubt, suspect, mistrust, not rely upon, not confide in

  2. distrustnoun

    Synonyms:
    disbelief, discredit, suspicion, misgiving, mistrust, want of confidence

PPDB, the paraphrase database

List of paraphrases:

mistrust, suspicion, no-confidence, censure, wariness, non-confidence, confidence



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