Hypertext Webster Gateway: "mistrust"

From Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) (web1913)

Mistrust \Mis*trust"\, n.
Want of confidence or trust; suspicion; distrust. --Milton.

From Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) (web1913)

Mistrust \Mis*trust"\, v. t.
1. To regard with jealousy or suspicion; to suspect; to doubt
the integrity of; to distrust.

I will never mistrust my wife again. --Shak.

2. To forebode as near, or likely to occur; to surmise.

By a divine instinct, men's minds mistrust Ensuing
dangers. --Shak.

From WordNet (r) 1.7 (wn)

n 1: doubt about someone's honesty [syn: {misgiving}, {distrust},
2: the trait of not trusting others [syn: {distrust}, {distrustfulness}]
[ant: {trust}]
v : regard as untrustworthy; regard with suspicion; have no
faith or confidence in [syn: {distrust}, {suspect}] [ant:
{trust}, {trust}]

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