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trusting

[ truhs-ting ]
/ ˈtrʌs tɪŋ /
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adjective

inclined to trust; confiding; trustful: a trusting child.

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Origin of trusting

late Middle English word dating back to 1400–50; see origin at trust, -ing2

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