Polls show that the most recent surge in Americans trusting their government happened while President Clinton was in office.
It is the trusting, authorizing figures who are the psychological and anthropological curiosities.
But being a good husband and a good father is about trusting the other person, about being willing to deal with difficult stuff.
She was friendly and trusting, according to neighbors who now wonder if those qualities were exploited.
It was her kind heart and trusting personality that may have led her to correspond online with Legebokoff.
I was trusting when I refused to command the stones to be made bread.
Clif took the risk of trusting the man, and went on, leaving him with the weapon.
Darker and still deeper grew the overshadowing cloud, and the hopes of the trusting ones less.
There will be peace in trusting Him whom we never can trust and be put to shame.
For instance, there is the confidence trick, in which the rustic is beguiled by the honest stranger into trusting him.
c.1200, from Old Norse traust "help, confidence," from Proto-Germanic *traust- (cf. Old Frisian trast, Dutch troost "comfort, consolation," Old High German trost "trust, fidelity," German Trost "comfort, consolation," Gothic trausti "agreement, alliance"). Related to Old English treowian "to believe, trust," and treowe "faithful, trusty" (see true). Meaning "businesses organized to reduce competition" is recorded from 1877. Trust-buster is recorded from 1903.
early 13c., from Old Norse treysta "to trust," from traust (see trust (n.)). Related: Trusted; trusting.