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 for mistrust
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Mistrust \Mis*trust"\, n.
     Want of confidence or trust; suspicion; distrust. --Milton.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Mistrust \Mis*trust"\, v. t.
     1. To regard with jealousy or suspicion; to suspect; to doubt
        the integrity of; to distrust.
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              I will never mistrust my wife again.  --Shak.
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     2. To forebode as near, or likely to occur; to surmise.
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              By a divine instinct, men's minds mistrust
              Ensuing dangers.                      --Shak.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      n 1: doubt about someone's honesty [syn: misgiving,
           mistrust, distrust, suspicion]
      2: the trait of not trusting others [syn: distrust,
         distrustfulness, mistrust] [ant: trust, trustfulness,
      v 1: regard as untrustworthy; regard with suspicion; have no
           faith or confidence in [syn: distrust, mistrust,
           suspect] [ant: bank, rely, swear, trust]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  55 Moby Thesaurus words for "mistrust":
     Pyrrhonism, apprehension, apprehensiveness, awake a doubt,
     be diffident, be doubtful, be dubious, be possessive, be skeptical,
     be uncertain, beware, cageyness, call in question, challenge,
     chariness, contest, diffidence, dispute, distrust, distrustfulness,
     doubt, doubtfulness, dubiety, dubiousness, greet with skepticism,
     half believe, half-belief, harbor suspicions, have reservations,
     leeriness, misdoubt, misgive, misgiving, mistrustfulness, query,
     question, raise a question, reservation, scepticism, scruple,
     scrupulousness, self-doubt, shadow of doubt, skepticalness,
     skepticism, smell a rat, suspect, suspicion, suspiciousness,
     throw doubt upon, total skepticism, treat with reserve,
     uncertainty, unsureness, wariness

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