[ truhst-lis ]
/ ˈtrʌst lɪs /


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

Origin of trustless

First recorded in 1520–30; trust + -less


trust·less·ly, adverbtrust·less·ness, noun Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2020

Example sentences from the Web for trustless

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

    The Other Girls|Mrs. A. D. T. Whitney
  • As trustless women should: until no womb Of lies is left in the world!

    The Immortal Lure|Cale Young Rice

British Dictionary definitions for trustless

/ (ˈtrʌstlɪs) /

adjective archaic, or literary

untrustworthy; deceitful
distrusting; wary; suspicious

Derived forms of trustless

trustlessly, adverbtrustlessness, noun
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