trustworthy

[truhst-wur-thee]
adjective
deserving of trust or confidence; dependable; reliable: The treasurer was not entirely trustworthy.

Origin:
1800–10; trust + worthy

trustworthily, adverb
trustworthiness, noun
untrustworthily, adverb
untrustworthilyness, noun
untrustworthy, adjective


true, accurate, honest, faithful. See reliable.
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trustworthy (ˈtrʌstˌwɜːðɪ)
 
adj
worthy of being trusted; honest, reliable, or dependable
 
'trustworthily
 
adv
 
'trustworthiness
 
n

untrustworthy (ʌnˈtrʌstˌwɜːðɪ)
 
adj
not worthy of being trusted: untrustworthy witnesses

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untrustworthy
1846, from un- (1) "not" + trustworthy (see trust).
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Example sentences
Causal inference in folk science is equally untrustworthy.
And these computerized voting systems are untrustworthy.
The former perceive the latter as wild, illiterate and untrustworthy.
Any student of mine who uses such untrustworthy sources gets a failing grade.
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