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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

I'm an anarchist. I'm implacably opposed to heirarchical systems of power and control. I also mistrust crowds, as they often operate according to their lowest common denominator. In terms of evolutionary psychology, the crowd is very close to a herd of stampeding wildebeest.
Will Self

Trust dies but mistrust blossoms.
Sophocles

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

Being Muslim has become synonymous with pointed questions, with tension and mistrust, even with conflict. It has become a global phenomenon with profound consequences for inter-communal relations, political rhetoric and policies at the local, regional, national and international level.
Tariq Ramadan
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Mistrust Translations

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