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Synonyms of 'distrustful'

(adjective) 
Voters are distrustful of all politicians.
Synonyms
suspicious
He has his father's suspicious nature.
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doubting
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wary
My mother always told me to be wary of strangers.
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cynical
My experiences have made me cynical about politics.
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doubtful
Why did he sound so doubtful?
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sceptical
scientists who are sceptical about global warming
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dubious
My parents were a bit dubious about it all.
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distrusting
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disbelieving
`Is that so?' he asked, in a disbelieving tone.
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leery (slang)
They are leery of the proposed system.
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mistrustful
Fletcher had become taciturn and mistrustful of the media.
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chary
Some people are rather chary of being associated with him.

Additional synonyms

in the sense of chary
Definition
wary or careful
Some people are rather chary of being associated with him.
in the sense of cynical
Definition
believing that people always act selfishly
My experiences have made me cynical about politics.
in the sense of disbelieving
`Is that so?' he asked, in a disbelieving tone.

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