What is another word for distrust?

576 synonyms found

Pronunciation:

[ dɪstɹˈʌst], [ dɪstɹˈʌst], [ d_ɪ_s_t_ɹ_ˈʌ_s_t]

Distrust is a feeling of doubt, skepticism, or suspicion towards someone or something. There are several synonyms for "distrust," including "mistrust," "doubt," "skepticism," "suspicion," "disbelief," and "misgiving." "Mistrust" is a feeling of lack of confidence or trust in someone or something. "Doubt" is a feeling of uncertainty or skepticism about something. "Skepticism" is a philosophy or attitude that rejects or questions claims that are not supported by evidence. "Suspicion" is a feeling of mistrust or doubt towards someone or something. "Disbelief" is a lack of belief in something, while "misgiving" is a feeling of doubt or apprehension about something.

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What are the opposite words for distrust?

Distrust is a negative feeling towards someone or something, often caused by doubt or suspicion. Its antonyms are words that express the opposite meaning, such as trust, credence, belief, reliance or faith. Trust is the most common antonym for distrust and refers to a feeling of confidence or certainty about someone or something. Credence is another antonym for distrust, which indicates trust or acceptance of something as true or valid. Belief implies a sense of conviction or acceptance in something or someone. Reliance refers to depending and trusting someone or something to provide what is needed. Faith is the absolute trust or belief in something or someone, often religious or spiritual in nature.

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Usage examples for Distrust

Do we hold back because we are not sure of His commission, or only because we distrust ourselves?
"The Expositor's Bible: The Book of Exodus"
G. A. Chadwick
The caravan was everywhere received more or less as at M'Rua's village; that is, at first with alarm and distrust and afterwards with admiration, amazement, and esteem.
"In Desert and Wilderness"
Henryk Sienkiewicz
It was partly terror lest her escape might be prevented; partly a sense of distrust in herself, and that she might abandon her own resolution.
"The Martins Of Cro' Martin, Vol. II (of II)"
Charles James Lever

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