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  1. not worthy of trust; faithless; unreliable; false: He was trustless when money was involved.
  2. distrustful; suspicious: a doorman trustless of all strangers.
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Origin of trustless

First recorded in 1520–30; trust + -less
Related formstrust·less·ly, adverbtrust·less·ness, noun
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Related Words for trustless

treacherous, deceitful, dishonest, irresponsible, disloyal, unsafe, unreliable, false, questionable, skeptical, unclear, uncertain, equivocal, hesitant, improbable, problematic, shady, suspicious, arguable, fishy

Examples from the Web for trustless

Historical Examples of trustless

  • As trustless women should: until no womb Of lies is left in the world!

    The Immortal Lure

    Cale Young Rice

  • I cannot bear that any uncertain, trustless person should come in here.

    The Other Girls

    Mrs. A. D. T. Whitney

British Dictionary definitions for trustless


adjective archaic, or literary
  1. untrustworthy; deceitful
  2. distrusting; wary; suspicious
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Derived Formstrustlessly, adverbtrustlessness, noun
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