self-distrust

[ self-dis-truhst, self- ]
/ ˈsɛlf dɪsˈtrʌst, ˌsɛlf- /

noun

lack of confidence in oneself, in one's abilities, etc.

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Origin of self-distrust

First recorded in 1780–90

OTHER WORDS FROM self-distrust

self-dis·trust·ful, adjectiveself-dis·trust·ing, adjective
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