Synonyms of mistrust in English:

mistrust


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See UK English definition of mistrust

See Spanish definition of desconfianza

verb

1‘I mistrust his motives’

SYNONYMS
be suspicious of, be mistrustful of, be distrustful of, be sceptical of, be wary of, be chary of, harbour suspicions about, be uneasy about, distrust, have doubts about, have misgivings about, have reservations about, have qualms about, suspect, wonder about
informal be leery of
ANTONYMS

trust

2‘we are taught to mistrust our impulses’

SYNONYMS
question, challenge, doubt, disbelieve, have no confidence in, have no faith in, query

noun

1‘mistrust of Russia was widespread’

SYNONYMS
suspicion, distrust, doubt, misgivings, wariness, circumspection
ANTONYMS

trust

2‘does this reflect mistrust of David's competence?’

SYNONYMS
questioning
lack of confidence in, lack of faith in, doubt about, disbelief in