Polls show that the most recent surge in Americans trusting their government happened while President Clinton was in office.
It is the trusting, authorizing figures who are the psychological and anthropological curiosities.
But being a good husband and a good father is about trusting the other person, about being willing to deal with difficult stuff.
She was friendly and trusting, according to neighbors who now wonder if those qualities were exploited.
It was her kind heart and trusting personality that may have led her to correspond online with Legebokoff.
I was trusting when I refused to command the stones to be made bread.
In trusting too much in government, we have asked of it more than it can deliver.
Darker and still deeper grew the overshadowing cloud, and the hopes of the trusting ones less.
The truth was that it was only by trusting to the magic of the white men that Patofa could get to us.
For instance, there is the confidence trick, in which the rustic is beguiled by the honest stranger into trusting him.
c.1200, from Old Norse traust "help, confidence," from Proto-Germanic *traust- (cf. Old Frisian trast, Dutch troost "comfort, consolation," Old High German trost "trust, fidelity," German Trost "comfort, consolation," Gothic trausti "agreement, alliance"). Related to Old English treowian "to believe, trust," and treowe "faithful, trusty" (see true). Meaning "businesses organized to reduce competition" is recorded from 1877. Trust-buster is recorded from 1903.
early 13c., from Old Norse treysta "to trust," from traust (see trust (n.)). Related: Trusted; trusting.