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 Meanings and Examples of MISTRUST
Definition Example Sentence Classic Sentence
mistrust
 n.  lack of trust or confidence
Classic Sentence: (32 in 3 pages)
1  Let us mistrust the unexpected.
Les Misérables (V4) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER VI—ENJOLRAS AND HIS LIEUTENANTS
2  "It is of no use for you to know anything about it," said the young woman, whom an instinctive mistrust now impelled to draw back.
The Three Musketeers By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In 17 BONACIEUX AT HOME
3  Athos entered without the least mistrust, and took out two pistoles to pay the bill.
The Three Musketeers By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In 20 THE JOURNEY
4  My dear fellow, I mistrust women.
The Three Musketeers By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In 31 ENGLISH AND FRENCH
5  It is not from mistrust that I request you to follow me, but for my security.
The Three Musketeers By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In 43 THE SIGN OF THE RED DOVECOT
6  Although I was without mistrust, a vague fear seized me, and I tried to struggle against sleepiness.
The Three Musketeers By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In 56 CAPTIVITY: THE FIFTH DAY
7  Then, lackeys who ask questions inspire less mistrust than masters, and meet with more sympathy among those to whom they address themselves.
The Three Musketeers By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In 64 THE MAN IN THE RED CLOAK
8  And as she could now have nothing more painful to hear on the subject than had already been told, she did not mistrust her own ability of going through a repetition of particulars with composure.
Sense and Sensibility By Jane Austen
Get Context   In CHAPTER 23
9  I said that I did not blame him, or suspect him, or mistrust him, but I wanted assurance of the truth from him.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In Chapter LI
10  The time had been, when I should have been uneasy in her going; but reflection on what had passed that former night in the Doctor's study, had made a change in my mistrust.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER 45. MR. DICK FULFILS MY AUNT'S PREDICTIONS
11  It was a source of great satisfaction to him, he said--and, he was sure, to all others present--to feel that a long period of mistrust and misunderstanding had now come to an end.
Animal Farm By George Orwell
Get Context   In Chapter X
12  I have not supposed so; but, as I have said, I mistrust myself now.
Hard Times By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In BOOK 3: CHAPTER I
13  'You don't mistrust with your body, when your blood comes up,' she said.
Lady Chatterley's Lover By D H Lawrence
Get Context   In Chapter 14
14  Villefort's first impression was favorable; but he had been so often warned to mistrust first impulses, that he applied the maxim to the impression, forgetting the difference between the two words.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 7. The Examination.
15  "You mistrust me, then," said Dantes.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 15. Number 34 and Number 27.
Example Sentence:
1  Please don't think I mistrust you, but I would prefer to have our agreement in black and white.
2  He had a deep mistrust of the legal profession.
3  It's precisely that sort of slick sales - talk that I mistrust.
4  I comprehended how he should despise himself for the feverish influence it exercised over him; how he should wish to stifle and destroy it; how he should mistrust its ever conducting permanently to his happiness or hers.
5  In this climate of mistrust, efforts by the European Union are an uphill struggle.
6  He who mistrusts most should be trusted least.
7  She mistrusted her ability to learn to drive.