English - Vietnamese Dictionary
mistrust /'mis'trʌst/Concise Dictionary
- danh từ, ngoại động từ
- không tin, nghi ngờ, ngờ vực, hồ nghi
+doubt about someone's honesty
+the trait of not trusting others
+regard as untrustworthy; regard with suspicion; have no faith or confidence in
Advanced English Dictionary
1 suspect, distrust, be suspicious of, doubt, be or feel wary or suspicious or doubtful of or about, have (one's) doubts about, question, have reservations; beware; Slang be or feel leery of or about:
He has not done anything specifically bad, but I mistrust his motives.
2 suspicion, distrust, doubt, scepticism, wariness, reservation, chariness, misgiving(s), uncertainty, unsureness, apprehension, apprehensiveness:
Is there nothing I can say to dispel your mistrust of me?
verb, nounCollocation Dictionary
+ verb [VN] to have no confidence in sb/sth because you think they may be harmful; to not trust sb/sth
She mistrusts anyone in a position of authority. - DISTRUST
+ noun [U, sing.] a feeling that you cannot trust sb/sth
a climate of mistrust and fear + She has a deep mistrust of strangers. + There is considerable suspicion and mistrust between the two sides.
mistrustful sth): Some people are very mistrustful of computers. + Since the accident he has become withdrawn and mistrustful.
deep, profound | growing | widespread | mutual
trying to overcome their mutual distrust
VERB + MISTRUST
create, fuel | overcome
There is suspicion and mistrust between immigrants and the police.
| ~ in
The incident has increased workers' mistrust in the management.
| ~ of
His experience left him with a mistrust of banks.
| ~ towards
an atmosphere/a climate/a sense of mistrust
Corruption creates an climate of mistrust towards authority.
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