dis- + trust, alteration of the earlier term wantrust.
- Lack of trust or confidence.
lack of trust or confidence
distrust (third-person singular simple present distrusts, present participle distrusting, simple past and past participle distrusted)
- To put no trust in; to have no confidence in.
- (Can we date this quote?) Game of Thrones
- Lord Baelish, perhaps I was wrong to distrust you. — Distrusting me was the wisest thing you've done since you climbed off your horse.