Trusting Trust"ing, a. Having or exercising trust; confiding; unsuspecting; trustful. -- {Trust"ing*ly}, adv. [1913 Webster]

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  • trusting — index convincing, credulous, naive, positive (confident), sanguine, unsuspecting Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton …   Law dictionary

  • trusting — [adj] trustful believing, confiding, credulous, gullible, innocent, naive, undoubting, unquestioning, unsuspecting, unsuspicious; concepts 401,542,678 …   New thesaurus

  • trusting — ► ADJECTIVE ▪ tending to trust others; not suspicious. DERIVATIVES trustingly adverb trustingness noun …   English terms dictionary

  • trusting — [trus′tiŋ] adj. that trusts; trustful trustingly adv. trustingness n …   English World dictionary

  • trusting — trust|ing [ˈtrʌstıŋ] adj 1.) willing to believe that other people are good and honest ▪ a shy and trusting child trusting of ▪ She s so trusting of people. 2.) involving trust ▪ a loving and trusting relationship …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • trusting — [[t]trʌ̱stɪŋ[/t]] ADJ GRADED A trusting person believes that people are honest and sincere and do not intend to harm him or her. She has an open, trusting nature... Perhaps I was too trusting …   English dictionary

  • Trusting — Trust Trust, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Trusted}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Trusting}.] [OE. trusten, trosten. See {Trust}, n.] 1. To place confidence in; to rely on, to confide, or repose faith, in; as, we can not trust those who have deceived us. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • trusting — trustingly, adv. trustingness, n. /trus ting/, adj. inclined to trust; confiding; trustful: a trusting child. [1400 50; late ME; see TRUST, ING2] Syn. unsuspicious, innocent, naive, unwary. * * * …   Universalium

  • trusting — adjective willing to believe that other people are good and honest: Sara s trusting nature led her to believe Tony s lies …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • trusting — /ˈtrʌstɪŋ/ (say trusting) adjective that trusts; confiding; trustful. {trust + ing2} –trustingly, adverb –trustingness, noun …   Australian English dictionary

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