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mistrust

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishmistrustmis‧trust1 /mΙͺsˈtrʌst/ noun [uncountable] πŸ”Š πŸ”Š TRUST#the feeling that you cannot trust someone, especially because you think they may treat you unfairly or dishonestly syn suspicion, distrustmistrust of πŸ”Š He had a deep mistrust of the legal profession.
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mistrustβ€’ National won because so many anti-neoliberal New Zealanders voted Alliance out of an abiding mistrust of Labour.β€’ It is perhaps inevitable that professionals view advocates with a touch of apprehension and mistrust.β€’ Concern that others will discover the secrets in the dark rooms of our mind fills us with trepidation and mistrust.β€’ This is likely to enhance further any mistrust that exists between the two groups.β€’ Under the weight of Ranieri and his traders, investor mistrust eroded.β€’ A climate of mistrust arises that, once in place, makes it more likely that the issues become undiscussable.β€’ Many businesspeople feel a subtle but ever-present mistrust of their readers.β€’ Their mistrust makes the prospects of overcoming the impasse all the more difficult.mistrust ofβ€’ She showed a great mistrust of doctors.
mistrustmistrust2 verb [transitive] πŸ”Š πŸ”Š TRUST#to not trust someone, especially because you think they may treat you unfairly or dishonestly syn distrust πŸ”Š As a very small child she had learned to mistrust adults. β€”mistrustful adjective πŸ”Š Some people are very mistrustful of computerised banking.β†’ See Verb table
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mistrustβ€’ I mistrust a twister like Herbert Samuel.β€’ The motel clerk mistrusted Beattie because he didn't have any ID.β€’ He didn't mistrust her exactly, there was just something he couldn't get to the bottom of.β€’ Unfortunately, we are taught to mistrust our impulses.β€’ Historians are surely right to mistrust over-enthusiastic explorers like Oswald Spengler or Arnold Toynbee.β€’ Most worrying for his supporters is that Morales remains an underdog in a state that mistrusts them.
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Verb table
mistrust
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theymistrust
he, she, itmistrusts
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theymistrusted
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave mistrusted
he, she, ithas mistrusted
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad mistrusted
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill mistrust
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have mistrusted
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam mistrusting
he, she, itis mistrusting
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you, we, theyare mistrusting
Past
I, he, she, itwas mistrusting
you, we, theywere mistrusting
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been mistrusting
he, she, ithas been mistrusting
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been mistrusting
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be mistrusting
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been mistrusting
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