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verb as in doubt

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The West harbors a mistrust towards non-humans that the East does not.

The soaring ambition, however, is set to run headlong into the barriers to health care and mistrust of speedily developed vaccines that mark Perry County and other rural, impoverished parts of America.

If he actually does this post-Election Day, media organizations will be forced to grapple with reporting on the news of the day — the president’s words — and battling misinformation and mistrust.

One can imagine there will only be deepening mistrust in the media if news organizations continue to lose that visibility.

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They’ve had consistent communication to the public, one voice that was giving accurate information, and they built the confidence of the public rather than mistrust.

The problem starts in that instant of electric mistrust when the cop reaches for his gun, or employs a homicidal chokehold.

As the Ebola epidemic began sweeping through the region, fear and mistrust of the health workers in West Point escalated.

Those who neglect or mistrust him may be punished--indeed may deserve to be.

Racial mistrust, military tactics against citizens, dissent quashed.

A particularly worrisome indicator of this mistrust has been the booming alternative medicine industry.

Full of fears, anxiety, and mistrust, it was a very dispirited Rabecque that now slowly followed Monsieur Gaubert into the inn.

Sarah and Fennefos met in the passage; both were conscious that there was some slight mistrust of them among the others.

Assuming the killer was a person Carmack had reason to mistrust—or to fear—he had to solve the neuro-vibe in order to gain access.

With a final effort of mistrust the cardinal raised his head and interrogated the other's clear and sure gaze.

His evil eyes I much mistrust; but he seem friendly be, and food prepare for us when there we go.


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On this page you'll find 1184 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to mistrust, such as: alarm, disquiet, doubt, dread, foreboding, and misgiving.

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