What is the opposite of trusting?

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Adjective
Opposite of easily fooled or deceived
Adjective
Opposite of lacking in worldly wisdom or informed judgment
Adjective
Opposite of lacking worldly experience, wisdom, or judgment
“Susan was well-educated and worldly as a child.”
Adjective
Opposite of exploitable or vulnerable
“She was protected from the treacherous invasion of the paparazzi by her bodyguard of fifteen years, who had served her well throughout her career.”
Adjective
Opposite of like a child, for example in being innocent or trustful
Adjective
(of a person) Opposite of easily influenced by feelings or emotions
Adjective
Opposite of having absolute certainty about something
“The board remains uncertain of his tenure as coach following a series of demoralizing losses.”
Adjective
Opposite of readily taken advantage of
Adjective
Opposite of making no distinctions
Adjective
Opposite of readily giving in to the command or authority of another
Adjective
Opposite of having qualities which inspire hope
Adjective
Opposite of being easily influenced (especially of young people)
Adjective
Opposite of having reliance on somebody or something
Adjective
Opposite of feeling, or wanting to feel, optimism about a future event
Adjective
Opposite of hopeful and confident about the future
“She remained pessimistic about ever finding true love after a string of failed relationships.”
Adjective
Opposite of having confidence in doing or achieving something
Verb
Opposite of present participle for to have faith in
“In general, my first instinct is to distrust articles printed in tabloids.”
Verb
Opposite of present participle for to have confidence in a person in terms of their ability to execute a task
“He was deemed unfit to have a pet, and it was thus prudent to remove the dog from his care.”
Verb
Opposite of present participle for 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.”
Verb
Opposite of present participle for 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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