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synonyms for mistrustful

  • leery
  • skeptical
  • suspicious
  • wary
  • been hit before
  • cagey
  • cautious
  • chary
  • cynical
  • doubtful
  • doubting
  • dubious
  • fearful
  • jealous
  • uneasy
  • untrusting
  • uptight
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How to use mistrustful in a sentence

She said a history of profiteering during the opioid epidemic has left her mistrustful of the drug companies.
TENTATIVE OPIOID DEAL WOULD PROVIDE $26 BILLION AND A NEW WAY TO REGULATE PAINKILLERSMERYL KORNFIELD, LENNY BERNSTEINJULY 22, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Thus the two went on, mutually scornful and mistrustful, exchanging soft phrases which neither meant.
SIR WALTER RALEGHWILLIAM STEBBING
It would have been more correct to say, they have a tendency to make us mistrustful of the integrity of the clerical character.
THE SHEEPFOLD AND THE COMMON, VOL. II (OF 2)TIMOTHY EAST
Times is er gitten so mistrustful dat I cum ter ax yu und yung missis mouten me und Clarissa stay wid yu in de grate house?
THE BROKEN SWORDDENNISON WORTHINGTON
On all their faces something shy, mistrustful, and savage could be noticed, which is not generally the case with other tribes.
THE BACKWOODSMANVARIOUS
On the very next day he leaves the house—no more shall the mistrustful baronet, who is "hiding something from him," see his face.
PRINCE ZALESKIM.P. SHIEL
It is difficult to watch their proceedings, for they are very mistrustful, and retire immediately into their hole when alarmed.
THE INSECT WORLDLOUIS FIGUIER
The President was helpless, and mistrustful of his officers, and the officers were caballing against the President.
THE LAST BOER WARH. RIDER HAGGARD
For the first twelve months you must still be mistrustful of your passager.
THE ART AND PRACTICE OF HAWKINGEDWARD B. MICHELL
The fear that she mistrusted him made him mistrustful of himself.
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