The word distrustful means that you have a distrust or dislike for someone or something. People can be distrustful of other people, other races, or other religions.

  • She is very distrustful of other people, especially strangers.

  • He is very distrustful of the government and the police.

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Example Sentences for distrustful

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    Both were quarrelsome and distrustful.

  • 2

    The Boxer is docile but distrustful of strangers.

  • 3

    Distrust of gurus is widespread in the West.

  • 4

    I am innately distrustful of anyone.

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    He distrusts the other masters in the Citadel.

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    He is distrustful of everyone, to the point of paranoia.

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    The problem is the mutual distrust among editors.

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    This ensured the persistent distrust of the religious establishment.

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    This leads to murmurs of distrust among the Cylons.

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    Fear and appreciation of Indians was coupled with distrust and uneasiness.