distrustful distrustful  /dɪs ˈtrəst fəl/

Definition(s):

  • (adj) having or showing distrust

Usage(s):

  1. The government will have to work a lot harder than it has so far to present the facts of the case to a stunned and distrustful public.
  2. The President planned to meet with local leaders and members of the central government in Baghdad, in hopes of encouraging wider cooperation between the distrustful factions.
  3. Elsewhere, though, McCain still clearly has a lot of work to do among die-hard conservatives, who remain distrustful of him and divided between Mitt Romney and Mike Huckabee.

News

  1. Mountain America Credit Union Puts a 'Tech Champion' in Every Branch

    According to analysts, by 2017 an estimated billion people will have used their mobile devices for banking purposes*. Today, however, many Americans are still unfamiliar and somewhat distrustful of mobile ...
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Marketwired via Yahoo! Finance

  2. Poll: Mishaps erode public confidence in cruise vacations

    A new public opinion poll from Harris Interactive finds that the American public is getting increasingly distrustful of vacation cruises, following the recent series of fires, power failures, overflowing toilets and other mishaps.        
    on June 7, 2013     Source: Orlando Sentinel

  3. Poll: Cruise mishaps eroding public confidence

    The American public is getting increasingly distrustful of vacation cruises, following the recent series of fires, power failures, overflowing toilets and other mishaps.
    on June 7, 2013     Source: Orlando Sentinel

Quotes

  1. "My statements and what have been characterised as my changing policy positions have led the Japanese people to worry about and grow distrustful of politics," Aso said shortly before the lower house was dissolved.
    on Jul 21, 2009 By: Taro Aso Source: AFP

  2. "I think his Mormonism is going to be a bigger problem with the 'unchurched' than the 'churched,'" Land said. "The unchurched are fairly distrustful of and sometimes hostile of the churched, and they look upon Mormons as, sort of, religion on...
    on Dec 21, 2006 By: Richard Land Source: San Francisco Chronicle

  3. "This record is a big step up from the way we used to do things," Mothersbaugh says. "Devo has been very insular. We did our own albums, our own graphics, our own design work, our own choreography, our own costumes. We felt very distrustful...
    on Jul 7, 2010 By: Mark Mothersbaugh Source: California Chronicle

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