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Random House Webster's College Dictionary


  1. lack of trust or confidence; distrust.

  2. (v.t.)to regard with mistrust, suspicion, or doubt; distrust.

  3. to suspect or surmise.

  4. (v.i.)to be distrustful.

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. leery, mistrustful, suspicious, untrusting, wary(adj)

    openly distrustful and unwilling to confide


  1. mistrustful(Adjective)

    Having or causing mistrust, suspicions, or forebodings.

    Their light blown out in some mistrustful wood. William Shakespeare

Webster Dictionary

  1. Mistrustful(adj)

    having or causing mistrust, suspicions, or forebodings

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