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distrust

[dis-truhst] /dɪsˈtrʌst/
verb (used with object)
1.
to regard with doubt or suspicion; have no trust in.
noun
2.
lack of trust; doubt; suspicion.
Origin
1505-1515
1505-15; dis-1 + trust
Related forms
distruster, noun
predistrust, noun, verb (used with object)
Synonyms
2. See suspicion.
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British Dictionary definitions for distrusted

distrust

/dɪsˈtrʌst/
verb
1.
to regard as untrustworthy or dishonest
noun
2.
suspicion; doubt
Derived Forms
distruster, noun
distrustful, adjective
distrustfully, adverb
distrustfulness, noun
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Word Origin and History for distrusted
distrust
1510s, from dis- + trust (v.).
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