What are the opposite words for trust?

The word "trust" can be defined as an expectation in the integrity, strength or ability of someone. Antonyms of trust can be mistrust, doubt, suspicion, disbelief, uncertainty, skepticism, cynicism and pessimism. Mistrust is to have no confidence in someone's ability, while doubt and skepticism suggest questioning the reliability of someone's competence. Suspicion implies an attitude of doubt towards someone's actions. Disbelief suggests a refusal to accept anything without conclusive evidence. In situations where trust is required, cynicism and pessimism are often unhelpful traits that can destroy relationships. Understanding the antonyms of trust is important because they can help us recognize the warning signs of an unhealthy relationship or employment arrangement.

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leading the way
abandon, follow, misguide.