Dis*trust"ful (?), a.

1.

Not confident; diffident; wanting confidence or thrust; modest; as, distrustful of ourselves, of one's powers.

Distrustful sense with modest caution speaks. Pope.

2.

Apt to distrust; suspicious; mistrustful.

Boyle.

-- Dis*trust"ful*ly, adv. -- Dis*trust"ful*ness, n.

 

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