distrust dis*trust", v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Distrusted}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Distrusting}.] [Cf. {Mistrust}.] To feel absence of trust in; not to confide in or rely upon; to deem of questionable sufficiency or reality; to doubt; to be suspicious of; to mistrust. [1913 Webster]

Not distrusting my health. --2 Mac. ix. 22. [1913 Webster]

To distrust the justice of your cause. --Dryden. [1913 Webster]

He that requireth the oath doth distrust that other. --Udall. [1913 Webster]

Of all afraid, Distrusting all, a wise, suspicious maid. --Collins. [1913 Webster]

Note: Mistrust has been almost wholly driven out by distrust. --T. L. K. Oliphant. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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