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mistrust

noun

1 mistrust

Doubt about someone's honesty.

synonyms: distrust, misgiving, suspicion.

Roget 487: incredulousness, incredulity; skepticism, pyrrhonism; want of faith etc. (irreligion) 989.    suspiciousness etc. adj.; scrupulosity; suspicion etc. ... show more

Roget 860: fear, timidity, diffidence, want of confidence; apprehensiveness, fearfulness etc. adj.; solicitude, anxiety, care, apprehension, misgiving; feeze [U.S.]; ... show more

Roget 485: unbelief, disbelief, misbelief; discredit, miscreance; infidelity etc. (irreligion) 989; dissent etc. 489; change of opinion ... show more

Dutch: verdenking, argwaan koesteren, achterdocht, argwaan, suspicie, wantrouwen



2 mistrust

The trait of not trusting others.

synonyms: distrust, distrustfulness.

Polish: niedowierzanie, nieufność

verb

1 mistrust

Regard as untrustworthy; regard with suspicion; have no faith or confidence in.

synonyms: distrust, suspect.

Roget 485: disbelieve, discredit; not believe etc. 484; misbelieve; refuse to admit etc. (dissent) 489; refuse to believe etc. (incredulity) ... show more

Dutch: wantrouwen


Moby thesaurus: Pyrrhonism, apprehension, apprehensiveness, awake a doubt, be diffident, be doubtful, be dubious, be possessive, be skeptical, be uncertain, beware, cageyness, call in question, challenge, chariness, contest, diffidence, dispute, distrust, distrustfulness ... show more.

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