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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Distrustful  \Dis*trust"ful\,  a. 
  1.  Not  confident;  diffident;  wanting  confidence  or  thrust; 
  modest;  as  distrustful  of  ourselves  of  one's  powers. 
 
  Distrustful  sense  with  modest  caution  speaks. 
  --Pope. 
 
  2.  Apt  to  distrust;  suspicious;  mistrustful.  --Boyle.  -- 
  {Dis*trust"ful*ly},  adv  --  {Dis*trust"ful*ness},  n. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  distrustfulness 
  n  :  the  trait  of  not  trusting  others  [syn:  {distrust},  {mistrust}] 
  [ant:  {trust}] 




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