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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 dis·trust /(ˌ)dɪsˈtrʌst/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 dis·trust v. t. [imp. & p. p. Distrusted; p. pr. & vb. n. Distrusting.]  To feel absence of trust in; not to confide in or rely upon; to deem of questionable sufficiency or reality; to doubt; to be suspicious of; to mistrust.
    Not distrusting my health.   --2 Mac. ix. 22.
    To distrust the justice of your cause.   --Dryden.
    He that requireth the oath doth distrust that other.   --Udall.
 Of all afraid,
 Distrusting all, a wise, suspicious maid.   --Collins.
 Note:Mistrust has been almost wholly driven out by distrust.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 dis·trust, n.
 1. Doubt of sufficiency, reality, or sincerity; lack of confidence, faith, or reliance; as, distrust of one's power, authority, will, purposes, schemes, etc.
 2. Suspicion of evil designs.
    Alienation and distrust . . . are the growth of false principles.   --D. Webster.
 3. State of being suspected; loss of trust.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

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