Definition of 'distrustful'
Example sentences containing 'distrustful'
`And you were annoyed about Mrs Booker because you were afraid our having her here might make Denis distrustful of you.MURDER MOVES IN (2004) THE LORD OF THE RINGS (2004)
But he still squinted out at the world from force of habit, and it made him seem distrustful and wary and hostile, looking for trouble.MAN AND WIFE (2004)
"He had spent years in the military, negotiating with distrustful natives, dealing with arrogant, ignorant officers.MY FAVORITE BRIDE (2004)
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