- early 15c. (v.); 1510s (n.), from dis- + trust. "The etymologically correct form is mistrust, in which both elements are Teutonic" [Klein]. Related: Distrusted; distrusting; distrustful; distrustfully; distrustfulness.
- 1. Police moved in to separate the two groups, already sundered by distrust.
- 2. I don't have any particular reason to distrust them.
- 3. They looked at each other with distrust.
- 4. Nonconformists retained a deep distrust of their Anglican neighbours.
- 5. She could not overcome her distrust of the stranger.
[ distrust 造句 ]