Definition of 'mistrust'
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This is meant to overcome the widespread public mistrust of party politicians. Times, Sunday Times (2007)He also knows how corrosive a widespread mistrust of official statistics can be. Times, Sunday Times (2008)The report will paint a picture of an organisation riven by infighting, mistrust and suspicion. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Understandably, the earliest sociologists had a deep mistrust of urban life. Sociology (1995)The rhetoric was wary and opaque, the mutual mistrust colossal. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Inevitably, this has led to mistrust and suspicion. The Sun (2008)It didn't work but it left me with a deep mistrust of women. The Sun (2009)The meeting ended with the correct formalities, and barely concealed mutual mistrust. JOSIAH THE GREAT: The True Story of The Man Who Would Be King (2004)In place of suspicion and mistrust, we have a common bond of interest. The Sun (2011)In fact, it reaped only mistrust and suspicion from the leaders on both sides. Times, Sunday Times (2009)In place of mutual suspicion and mistrust, we would have a common bond of interest. The Sun (2011)A sense of mutual mistrust is spreading between ministers and their civil servants. Times, Sunday Times (2010)It was a shocking sight, coming against a background of resentment, mistrust and anger. The Sun (2010)We come from a deep culture of mistrust in Britain, certainly of management. Times, Sunday Times (2014)If she does decide to join the race, she is likely to build her campaign widespread mistrust of career politicians and Washington insiders. Times, Sunday Times (2011)But in a town that is three-quarters empty still, social services have all but collapsed and deep scars of mistrust remain etched on the people. Times, Sunday Times (2007)
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Translations for 'mistrust'
British English: mistrust NOUN
Mistrust is the feeling that you have towards someone who you do not trust.
There was mutual mistrust between the two men.
British English: mistrust VERB
If you mistrust someone or something, you do not trust them.
It frequently appears that he mistrusts all journalists.
Definition of mistrust from the Collins English Dictionary
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