distrust


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Synonyms for distrust

suspect

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lack of trust

to lack trust or confidence in

to be uncertain, disbelieving, or skeptical about

Synonyms for distrust

the trait of not trusting others

regard as untrustworthy

References in classic literature ?
Besides other impediments, it may be remarked that, where there is a consciousness of unjust or dishonorable purposes, communication is always checked by distrust in proportion to the number whose concurrence is necessary.
Take notice, captain," he continued, giving Planchet his expected title, "take notice that one of the three men who just now went out from here told me privately to distrust these gentlemen.
On a diminished scale, I had awakened in his bosom some such uneasy distrust as the pocket-handkerchief of Desdemona is known to have aroused in that of the Moor.
Betts Shoreham owed his distrust to national prejudice, and well was he paid for entertaining so vile a companion.
The distrust of Lisa, however, had increased in proportion as they approached the sphere of action; and M'Lellan, in particular, kept a vigilant eye upon his motions, swearing to shoot him if he attempted to cross the river first.
She looked at me with a wondering distrust which was much more to my mind than her whole-hearted confidence.
No one can be a friend if you know not whether to trust or distrust him.
And you have just acknowledged that you have had reason to distrust your experience of your friend.
Necessary, however, is the evil; necessary are the envy and the distrust and the back-biting among the virtues.
To her mother's regret, and to his own regret, the unfortunate creature had discovered the share which circumstances had induced him to take in placing her under restraint, and had conceived the most intense hatred and distrust of him in consequence.
I hope, Sir Percival, you don't do me the injustice to suppose that I distrust you," she said quickly.
Tell me plainly, have you any reason to distrust Sir Percival Glyde?
The mild and indolent descendants of the ancient colonists received their new compatriots without distrust, well knowing that the transfer raised them from the condition of subjects, to the more enviable distinction of citizens in a government of laws.
For many hours, a secret distrust of the motives of his wife caused Middleton to proceed in the search with delicacy and caution.
My readers have opportunities of judging for themselves whether the influences and tendencies which I distrust in America, have any existence not in my imagination.