What is the opposite of trust?

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Noun
Opposite of complete faith in the reliability, ability or truth of someone or something
“They were able to overcome their distrust and work towards a resolution.”
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Opposite of the protective care or guardianship of someone or something
“More needs to be done about the neglect of children in foster care.”
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Opposite of the action or fact of owning, maintaining, or protecting something
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Opposite of an instruction, command, or role given to a person or group
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Opposite of the quality of being sanguine
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Opposite of a group of people engaged in a shared enterprise
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Opposite of the protective care or guardianship of someone or something
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Opposite of something held, owned exclusively
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Opposite of a privilege of delayed payment extended to a buyer or borrower
“The Icelandic airline that flew passengers for collapsed tour operator JetGreen secured a substantial cash and security deposit from the firm.”
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Opposite of an association of people for mutual aid or the pursuit of a common goal
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Opposite of a large company or group of companies authorized to act as a single entity and recognized as such in law
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Opposite of a moral, professional or legal duty
“He always claims nonresponsibility over the actions of his subordinates even though he manages them.”
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Opposite of the power to affect, control or manipulate (something or someone)
“They were well known for their political passiveness, a position supported by a deep-seated belief in the impotency of ordinary folk in the face of political ambitions.”
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Opposite of a group of people engaged in a shared enterprise
“The inconsistency with which he applied the charters over the course of his rule alienated many barons, even those within his own faction.”
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Opposite of a link or connection, especially one between commercial companies
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Opposite of an agreement
Verb
Opposite of to have faith in
“In general, my first instinct is to distrust articles printed in tabloids.”
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Opposite of to assign a task, duty or responsibility to someone
“He was deemed unfit to have a pet, and it was thus prudent to remove the dog from his care.”
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Opposite of to commit someone or something to one's care
“You will need to keep the Soulstones so that it doesn't fall into the wrong hands.”
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Opposite of to give credibility to a belief on the basis of evidence
“I doubt that this incident is a one-off, so we had better be prepared for the next occurrence.”
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Opposite of to regard as likely
“I know that is a durian based on the unmistakable smell.”
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Opposite of to expect or want something to happen
“It is not good enough for these politicians to walk away and ignore the situation.”
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Opposite of to trust to the care of
“I will keep this sensitive material to myself as I do not trust anyone with it.”
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(archaic) Opposite of to reveal (information)
“Clark Kent did his best to conceal his identity, even to Lois Lane.”
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Opposite of think or assume that something is true or probable but lack proof or certain knowledge
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Opposite of swallow something hook, line, and sinker
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Opposite of to think, consider, or expect to be the case
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Opposite of to hand over a right, position or power (to someone else)
“The Price of Prussia will accede to the transfer of power.”
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Opposite of to assign a responsibility, duty, or task to
“Allow me to release some of these tasks to disburden you.”
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