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Definition of Mistrust

Mistrust

  1. Want of confidence or trust; suspicion; distrust.
  2. To regard with jealousy or suspicion; to suspect; to doubt the integrity of; to distrust.
  3. To forebode as near, or likely to occur; to surmise.

Mistrust Quotations

Constant kindness can accomplish much. As the sun makes ice melt, kindness causes misunderstanding, mistrust, and hostility to evaporate.
Albert Schweitzer

Trust is not simply a matter of truthfulness, or even constancy. It is also a matter of amity and goodwill. We trust those who have our best interests at heart, and mistrust those who seem deaf to our concerns.
Gary Hamel

It was not a religion that attacked us that September day. It was al-Qaeda. We will not sacrifice the liberties we cherish or hunker down behind walls of suspicion and mistrust.
Barack Obama

Trust dies but mistrust blossoms.
Sophocles

Transparency is not about restoring trust in institutions. Transparency is the politics of managing mistrust.
Ivan Krastev
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Mistrust Translations

mistrust in Italian is diffidenza
mistrust in Spanish is desconfiar, escepticismo
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