mistrustful
adjective see mistrust I

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Mistrustful — Mis*trust ful, a. Having or causing mistrust, suspicions, or forebodings. [1913 Webster] Their light blown out in some mistrustful wood. Shak. [1913 Webster] {Mis*trust ful*ly}, adv. {Mis*trust ful*ness}, n. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • mistrustful — index cynical, doubtful, incredulous, leery, resentful, suspicious (distrustful) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton …   Law dictionary

  • mistrustful — adj. mistrustful of * * * [mɪs trʌstf(ə)l] mistrustful of …   Combinatory dictionary

  • mistrustful — mis|trust|ful [ mıs trʌstfəl ] adjective feeling that you should not trust someone or something: mistrustful of: He was becoming increasingly mistrustful of the entire medical profession. ╾ mis|trust|ful|ly adverb …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • mistrustful — [[t]mɪ̱strʌ̱stfʊl[/t]] ADJ GRADED: oft ADJ of n If you are mistrustful of someone, you do not trust them. He had always been mistrustful of women. Syn: distrustful …   English dictionary

  • mistrustful — UK [mɪsˈtrʌstf(ə)l] / US [mɪsˈtrʌstfəl] adjective feeling that you should not trust someone or something mistrustful of: He was becoming increasingly mistrustful of doctors. Derived word: mistrustfully adverb …   English dictionary

  • mistrustful — adjective Having or causing mistrust, suspicions, or forebodings. Their light blown out in some mistrustful wood …   Wiktionary

  • mistrustful — adjective (often mistrustful of) lacking in trust; suspicious. Derivatives mistrustfully adverb …   English new terms dictionary

  • mistrustful — adjective Sheila s unlikely stories made him even more mistrustful Syn: suspicious, chary, wary, distrustful, doubtful, dubious, uneasy, skeptical, leery …   Thesaurus of popular words

  • mistrustful — mistrust ► VERB ▪ have no trust in. ► NOUN ▪ lack of trust. DERIVATIVES mistrustful adjective …   English terms dictionary

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