What does the word distrust mean?

    Part of speech: verb transitive, verb intransitive

  • To doubt; suspect.

  • Part of speech: noun

  • Doubt; suspicion.

  • Part of speech: adverb

  • Distrustly.

  • Part of speech: noun

  • Distrustness.

Usage examples for distrust

  1. Distrust and caution are the parents of security. – Young's Demonstrative Translation of Scientific Secrets by Daniel Young
  2. Don't think I distrust you. – The Eye of Osiris by R. Austin Freeman
  3. Indeed, so deep was her distrust of him, that to Mr. Calvert it seemed that she only gave her consent because of the share Mr. Morris and himself had in it. – Calvert of Strathore by Carter Goodloe