mistrust

UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˌmɪsˈtrʌst/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/mɪsˈtrʌst/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(mis trust)


WordReference Random House Learner's Dictionary of American English © 2020
mis•trust /mɪsˈtrʌst/USA pronunciation   n. 
    [uncountable]
  1. lack of trust or confidence;
    distrust:eyes full of mistrust.

v. [+ object]
  1. to look at or think about (someone) with suspicion;
    distrust:I mistrust anyone who uses an initial for his first name.
mis•trust•ful, adj.: staring with mistrustful eyes.

WordReference Random House Unabridged Dictionary of American English © 2020
mis•trust  (mis trust),USA pronunciation n. 
  1. lack of trust or confidence;
    distrust.

v.t. 
  1. to regard with mistrust, suspicion, or doubt;
    distrust.
  2. to surmise.

v.i. 
  1. to be distrustful.
mis•truster, n. 
mis•trusting•ly, adv. 
  • Middle English mistrusten (verb, verbal), mistrust (noun, nominal). See mis-1, trust 1350–1400

Collins Concise English Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers::
mistrust /ˌmɪsˈtrʌst/ vb
  1. to have doubts or suspicions about (someone or something)
n
  1. distrust

ˌmisˈtrustful adj ˌmisˈtrustfully adv ˌmisˈtrustfulness n
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