- deserving of trust or confidence; dependable; reliable: The treasurer was not entirely trustworthy.
Origin of trustworthy
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true, accurate, honest, faithful. See reliable.
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Examples from the Web for trustworthy
For the Democrats to win as the Government Party, activist government must demonstrate that it both works and is trustworthy.2016 Is No Democratic Slam Dunk
December 1, 2014
Will it convince Americans that nonbelievers can be trustworthy, moral, and even electable?Loud, Proud, and Atheist: ‘Openly Secular’ Encourages Nonbelievers to Come Out of the Closet
September 25, 2014
Spitz impressed Michaelis as “reliable, trustworthy and intelligent… [and] willing to cooperate.”On the Trail of Nazi Counterfeiters
Dr. Kevin C. Ruffner
September 20, 2014
“We deal with trustworthy clients, nuns, priests and religious institutions,” Von Freyberg told The Daily Beast.The Money-Laundering Vatican Bank Comes Clean
Barbie Latza Nadeau
May 19, 2014
First of all, it completely undermines me as a trustworthy and compassionate caregiver.Pediatrician: Don’t Make Me the Bad Guy By Teasing Your Kid About Shots
February 4, 2014
We'll row, and send it back to you here by some one who is trustworthy.It Happened in Egypt
C. N. Williamson
No mechanic has a set of customers so trustworthy as God and the elements.The Works of Whittier, Volume VI (of VII)
John Greenleaf Whittier
Yet, from the home standpoint she had been trustworthy, more trustworthy than most.The Incomplete Amorist
But she had been Jan's nurse, and was faithful and trustworthy beyond words.
I take it that trustworthy and honest in tangible things are much the same.
- worthy of being trusted; honest, reliable, or dependable
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Word Origin and History for trustworthy
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