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Example sentences for "distrust"

Lexicographically close words:
district; districts; distrito; distroy; distroyed; distrusted; distrustful; distrustfully; distrusting; distrusts
  1. But whatever may have been felt, no distrust was exhibited on either side.

  2. But while thus an object of distrust at home, abroad more than one sovereign coveted an alliance with the heir of the Spanish monarchy.

  3. Yet from this hour the consciousness of mutual distrust raised a barrier between the parties never to be overcome.

  4. But Alva looked on this as a timid course, arguing distrust in himself, and likely to infuse distrust into his followers.

  5. Even the erection of the bishoprics, so necessary a measure, was regarded with distrust on account of the inquisitorial powers which of old were vested in the bishops, thus seeming to give additional strength to the arm of persecution.

  6. Distrust and anxiety brought on a fever, and for several days and nights she lay tossing about, suffering equally from distress of body and anguish of spirit.

  7. The distrust of Philip was not to be removed by this tardy compliance with his wishes.

  8. Thus feelings of mutual distrust arose in the bosoms of the two chiefs, which to some extent paralyzed the operations of each.

  9. It was not difficult for Noailles and the chancellor to communicate their own distrust to the members of the parliament, then in session.

  10. Was it wonderful that she should regard her sister, under these circumstances, with feelings of distrust and aversion?

  11. It is difficult to give credit to a story so monstrous, repeated though it has been by successive writers without the least distrust of its correctness.

  12. One who knew the wide spread of the principles of reform, and the sturdy character of the reformer, might distrust the permanence of a quiet which had been brought about by so much violence.

  13. But whether Catholic or Protestant, the Flemish aristocracy looked with distrust on the system of persecution, and held the Inquisition in the same abhorrence as did the great body of the people.

  14. I don’t know where--in his distrust he won’t say.

  15. It will not do to distrust or disparage it, as Colonel Monson did.

  16. For some months after this I went about exciting feelings of distrust against the nobility, and of hatred against the hypocritical monks, that eat up the produce of our fertile fields.

  17. Answer one question: Has not your pastor taught you to distrust me?

  18. Then it is not surprising that you distrust me, for you know not my provocation.

  19. There was nothing but distrust among the inhabitants.

  20. There was an universal feeling of distrust and apprehension there.

  21. I trust nothing will occur that will in any way cause distrust among the whites during this crisis.

  22. They have always cast about for the instruction of some one who professed to know better, and who browbeat wholesome common-sense into the self-distrust that ends in sophistication.

  23. He did not look at Mary Ann for some days; by which time Beethoven had conquered his distrust of her, though she was still distrustful of Beethoven, drawing her skirts tightly about her as if he were a rat.

  24. Now, I have grown to distrust all men--to fear the brute beneath the cavalier.

  25. All his distrust awoke into fresh life at Claude's insistence.

  26. Florent had made Gavard swear to keep his story a secret for fear of some dangerous indiscretion; and he was not displeased to observe a touch of distrust in the discreet demeanour of the gentleman with the heavy beard.

  27. I will not urge more strongly upon you the duty of aiding the wretched Church, lest I may seem to distrust you.

  28. He first heard my request with a smile, and asked whether to-morrow would not do as well; but the next moment his demon woke suddenly up, a cloud came over his brow, and I could see that suspicion and distrust were once more alive.

  29. The latter, surprised at this, ordered him to renew it, alleging his distrust of the reports of Murat.

  30. Besides, these masters had conceived a distrust of their slaves.

  31. There was no reciprocal understanding between the parties; a mutual distrust was the result.

  32. Whether this prudence, which was then considered unseasonable, arose from his unacquaintance with a country, which he then saw for the first time, or from his distrust of soldiers whom he had not yet tried, we know not.

  33. The antagonism reveals itself not only in a distrust of all forms of religion, but also in a craving for wider culture.

  34. That Congress saw what was right, but distrusted the enlightenment of the loyal masses; but what was forborne in distrust of the people must now be done with a full knowledge that the people expect and require it.

  35. All this is the more unfortunate, as the blacks have a child-like confidence in their chosen leaders, founded partly on their primitive character, and partly on their distrust of the native whites.

  36. With other black boys the strife was not so fiercely sunny: their youth shrunk into tasteless sycophancy, or into silent hatred of the pale world about them and mocking distrust of everything white; or wasted itself in a bitter cry.

  37. The chief blame which attaches to the whites is the failure to make a persistent effort, by education and kind treatment, to overcome the distrust and cure the faults of the negroes.

  38. But I have no objection," he added in an offhand tone, "as you seem to distrust the lasting power of bluff, to give you an extra safeguard.

  39. Why should there be any distrust of Harold?

  40. She was evidently exercised between her own distrust of the assistant and fear of disparaging him.

  41. This injudicious display of preference for her own circle of friends also fostered a general distrust and dislike among the people.

  42. If Livy say the Gods made once a Cow speak, and we believe it not; wee distrust not God therein, but Livy.

  43. There is nothing I distrust more than my Elocution; which neverthelesse I am confident (excepting the Mischances of the Presse) is not obscure.

  44. And From Distrust Of Their Own Wit Men that distrust their own subtilty, are in tumult, and sedition, better disposed for victory, than they that suppose themselves wise, or crafty.

  45. He was a true patriot, and had adopted the views and aims of the best men of the republic in former days, while he viewed with distrust many of the popular movements of more modern times.

  46. The changes within my own recollection are such as almost to make me distrust my own senses; and many of the changes are at the cost of much good.

  47. The above list will hopefully give you a few useful examples demonstrating the appropriate usage of "distrust" in a variety of sentences. We hope that you will now be able to make sentences using this word.