- a person or thing that is trusted.
- a well-behaved and trustworthy convict to whom special privileges are granted.
Origin of trusty
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Examples from the Web for trustiness
To have sponsors or witnesses of the parents' trustiness, and the child's covenant, or not.A Christian Directory
How then may I not swear this that thou biddest me, and that with all joy and trustiness?The Water of the Wondrous Isles
The very courage and trustiness of Fontenelle bore this stamp of discreet moderation.A Popular History of France From The Earliest Times
Francois Pierre Guillaume Guizot
- faithful or reliable
- archaic trusting
- someone who is trusted, esp a convict to whom special privileges are granted
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Word Origin and History for trustiness
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