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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

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the trait of not trusting others

regard as untrustworthy

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In stark similarity, the latter also lists the people's main reasons for distrusting their government as the "government's waste and inefficiency, partisan bickering, special interests having too much influence, a lack of honesty and integrity among elected officials and high taxes".
If you doubt that Norquist would have really said this, I hasten to add that these words are taken from the conservative Weekly Standard, which, after Slate and The New Republic had published translations from El Mundo of Norquist's remarks, and distrusting those accounts for obvious reasons, acquired an actual tape of the statement.
As Arroyo's trust and approval ratings grow, Mangahas said Filipinos are distrusting Estrada.
It needs a positive attitude, a suspension of the distrusting atmosphere that currently exists, and a willingness to operate with an open mind.