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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

Change comes with both fear and some pain. Those two ingredients create mistrust, misunderstanding and misinformation. Such is the process of democracy.
David Mixner

Trust dies but mistrust blossoms.
Sophocles

We must respect the past, and mistrust the present, if we wish to provide for the safety of the future.
Joseph Joubert
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Mistrust Translations

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