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trusting

[truhs-ting]
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  1. 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
Related formstrust·ing·ly, adverbtrust·ing·ness, nounnon·trust·ing, adjectiveself-trust·ing, adjectiveun·trust·ing, adjective

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Related Words for untrusting

cagey, cautious, chary, cynical, doubtful, dubious, fearful, jealous, leery, mistrustful, skeptical, suspicious, uneasy, uptight, wary

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Historical Examples of untrusting

  • And our great parties have too often been far apart and untrusting of each other.

    United States Presidents' Inaugural Speeches

    Various

  • Untrusting, unfaithful obstinacy had set me at the head of that army of innocents!

    Lilith

    George MacDonald

  • But there was in that exclamation an undertone of disbelief clear enough to untrusting ears.

    Linda Lee, Incorporated

    Louis Joseph Vance