distrust vs. mistrust – The Correct Way to Use Each – English Learning

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Distrust

Definition:

regard as untrustworthy; regard with suspicion; have no faith or confidence in

Examples:

Unfortunately, the clients distrust the lawyer.

VS.

Mistrust

Definition:

have doubts about; have no faith or confidence in

Examples:

she treated him with mistrust

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