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verb as in be suspicious, skeptical of

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Reading all the headlines, Heim distrusted anyone who displayed interest in him.

But he was either untrained for, or simply distrusted, any form of abstract thinking.

Probably more Americans distrusted Islam and Muslims than made room for them in the American experiment.

Mexicans have long distrusted their government during elections, and not without reason.

Unlike in 2008, Christian conservatives proved themselves able to deny the victory to a moderate Republican they distrusted.

At first the girl declined to follow advice which instinctively she distrusted, and Sir Lucien was too clever to urge it upon her.

She distrusted the sudden advent of mineral waters; one never knew what was coming next.

Rents were as uncertain as titles, and landlords and tenants distrusted each other profoundly.

Bright, however, distrusted the ambassador at the Porte, and gave reasons for doubting the alarming telegram.

Leopold hoped to avoid war; he distrusted Prussia, and the designs of Catherine on Poland caused both sovereigns to hesitate.


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On this page you'll find 14 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to distrusted, such as: discredit, mistrust, disbelieve, question, doubt, and suspect.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.