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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.

Origin of trustless

First recorded in 1520–30; trust + -less
Related formstrust·less·ly, adverbtrust·less·ness, noun Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

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
Derived Formstrustlessly, adverbtrustlessness, noun
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