trustful

[ truhst-fuh l ]
/ ˈtrʌst fəl /

adjective

full of trust; free of distrust, suspicion, or the like; confiding: a trustful friend.

Nearby words

  1. trustee,
  2. trustee in bankruptcy,
  3. trustee investment,
  4. trustee process,
  5. trusteeship,
  6. trustfully,
  7. trustification,
  8. trusting,
  9. trustingly,
  10. trustless

Origin of trustful

First recorded in 1570–80; trust + -ful

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British Dictionary definitions for trustful

trustful

trusting

/ (ˈtrʌstfʊl) /

adjective

characterized by a tendency or readiness to trust others
Derived Formstrustfully or trustingly, adverbtrustfulness or trustingness, noun

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Word Origin and History for trustful

trustful

adj.

1570s, "trustworthy," from trust (n.) + -ful. Meaning "trusting" attested from 1832. Related: Trustfulness.

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