Meaning of self-distrust in English:

self-distrust

Pronunciation /ˌsɛlfdɪsˈtrʌst/

noun

  • Distrust of oneself, one's abilities, or one's judgement.

    In early use often with positive connotations of humility.

Origin

Mid 17th century; earliest use found in Robert Bolton (1572–1631), Church of England clergyman. From self- + distrust.