Noun distrust has 2 senses
  1. misgiving, mistrust, distrust, suspicion - doubt about someone's honesty
    --1 is a kind of doubt, uncertainty, incertitude, dubiety, doubtfulness, dubiousness
    Derived form: verb distrust1
  2. distrust, distrustfulness, mistrust - the trait of not trusting others
    --2 is a kind of trait
    Antonyms: trust, trustingness, trustfulness
    --2 has particulars: suspicion, suspiciousness
    Derived form: verb distrust1
,Verb distrust has 1 sense
  1. distrust, mistrust, suspect - regard as untrustworthy; regard with suspicion; have no faith or confidence in
    --1 is one way to disbelieve, discredit
    Antonyms: trust, swear, rely, bank
    Derived forms: noun distrust2, noun distrust1
    Sample sentence:
    They want to distrust the prisoners