What does mistrust mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. misgiving, mistrust, distrust, suspicion(noun)

    doubt about someone's honesty

  2. distrust, distrustfulness, mistrust(verb)

    the trait of not trusting others

  3. distrust, mistrust, suspect(verb)

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


  1. mistrust(Noun)

    Lack of trust or confidence.

  2. mistrust(Verb)

    To have no confidence in something

  3. mistrust(Verb)

    To be wary, suspicious or doubtful

Webster Dictionary

  1. Mistrust(noun)

    want of confidence or trust; suspicion; distrust

  2. Mistrust(verb)

    to regard with jealousy or suspicion; to suspect; to doubt the integrity of; to distrust

  3. Mistrust(verb)

    to forebode as near, or likely to occur; to surmise

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Mistrust

    mis-trust′, n. want of trust or confidence.—v.t. to regard with suspicion: to doubt.—adj. Mistrust′ful, full of mistrust.—adv. Mistrust′fully.—n. Mistrust′fulness.—adv. Mistrust′ingly, with mistrust: without confidence.—adj. Mistrust′less, without mistrust or suspicion.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of mistrust in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of mistrust in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of mistrust in a Sentence

  1. Tomiichi Murayama:

    Depending on the content, this could reap the mistrust of Asia and the world.

  2. Aristotle:

    Both oligarch and tyrant mistrust the people, and therefore deprive them of their arms.

  3. Friedrich Nietzsche, Twilight of the Idols---"Maxims and Arrows":

    I mistrust all systemizers and avoid them. The will to a system is a lack of integrity.

  4. Amit Ray:

    Compassion removes the walls of mistrust and builds bridges of hope, trust and beliefs.

  5. Katie Porter:

    The President has continued The President efforts to spread mistrust of our law enforcement.

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