verb (used with object)
Related formsdis·trust·er, nounpre·dis·trust, noun, verb (used with object)
Examples from the Web for distrust
Bridging the divide between the police and those who distrust them will take more than protests and symbolic gestures.
This distrust in the government can ultimately strengthen Boko Haram.
And they augur badly for the overall effort, revealing the deep level of distrust the Turkish president harbors for the West.Turkish President Declares Lawrence of Arabia a Bigger Enemy than ISIS|Jamie Dettmer|October 13, 2014|DAILY BEAST
In the eyes of Barmmy, distrust of the medical world runs deeper than misinformation alone.Courageous Filmmakers Are Fighting Ebola On Screen|Abby Haglage|August 20, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Since then, America has come to distrust government, predictably and almost continuously.
First impressions sometimes give rise to doubt and distrust.Where Strongest Tide Winds Blew|Robert McReynolds
The appointment was hardly made, when clouds of distrust began to roll over the spirit of Philip.
In contempt for their fellow men, in suspicion and distrust, they were alike.Memoirs of the Jacobites of 1715 and 1745|Mrs. Thomson
Manifest no distrust, or you may invite the danger you appear to apprehend.The Last of the Mohicans|James Fenimore Cooper
Oriel Porphyry regarded the musician, for the first time, with a look of distrust.Lady Eureka, v. 1 (of 3)|Robert Folkestone Williams