Translation of distrustful in Spanish:

distrustful

desconfiado, adj.

Pronunciation /dɪsˈtrʌstf(ə)l//dɪsˈtrəstfəl//dɪsˈtrʌstfʊl/

adjective

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    (nature/expression/person) desconfiado
    (nature/expression/person) receloso
    to be distrustful of sb desconfiar / recelar de algn
    • she was distrustful of his motives desconfiaba de sus motivos
    • One internet site agrees, declaring the animals to be ‘noble and tame dogs with the family, but distrustful of strangers’.
    • The doctors are probably also now distrustful of the BMA.
    • And even left wing Social Democrats were distrustful of the Communists.
    • I'm distrustful of all these men who buy magazines about health and fashion.
    • Johnson smirked in a manner that's typical of a player who's cynical and distrustful of a new head coach.
    • Slightly less than a third said they were very distrustful of the software giant.
    • On the other hand, I'm automatically distrustful of any group of ruling parties that decides to ban another party.
    • In fact, he was so far ahead of the field that he had become distrustful of many standard textbooks.
    • Even people who are normally, and understandably, distrustful of cops should put their survival first.
    • They defended their villages fiercely, and remain deeply distrustful of the outside world.
    • Licinius became increasingly distrustful of him and suspicious of his own Christian subjects, whom he began to persecute.
    • He was incredibly distrustful of the wily-looking fox, and was very interested to hear his story - if ever he got the chance to.
    • Most Scots, they say, are distrustful of the nuclear industry and would prefer to tackle climate change through windmills, tidal and solar power, and recycling.
    • Not surprisingly, a series of brutal and murderous events left islanders deeply distrustful of outsiders.
    • There is no hiding from the fact that society is distrustful of scientific research - especially research that involves reproduction or genetics.
    • But people in the Black Isle are distrustful of government scientific advice and remain unconvinced.
    • It is not in borrowers' interests for them to become worried and distrustful of their lender.
    • Post workers were angry with management and distrustful of the union leadership.
    • The latter and the Imperial Russian Musical Society were distrustful of the group of musicians known as the ‘Handful of Five’.
    • Sections of the anti-abortion movement are extremely distrustful of politicians.