Definitions

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  • n. The quality or state of being trusty.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The quality or state of being trusty.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The quality of being trusty; especially, that quality of a person by which he deserves the confidence of others; fidelity; faithfulness; honesty.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. the trait of deserving trust and confidence

Etymologies

trusty +‎ -ness (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Then he folded the letter and, sealing it with his seal, delivered it to Al – Kumayt149 and Nasr bin Zibán (whom he was wont to employ on weighty matters, because of their trustiness) who took the missive and carried it to Al – Medinah, where they went in to Marwan and saluting him delivered to him the writ and told him how the case stood.

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night

  • Even therewith the seven who had passed on had turned back and were come on him a-horse-back; and hard had it gone with him, despite of his might and his valour and the trustiness of

    The Water of the Wondrous Isles

  • How then may I not swear this that thou biddest me, and that with all joy and trustiness?

    The Water of the Wondrous Isles

  • Thei haue no maner of written lawes, nor knowe not what we meane when we speake of faithfulnesse or trustiness.

    The Fardle of Facions, conteining the aunciente maners, customes and lawes, of the peoples enhabiting the two partes of the earth, called Affricke and Asie

  • On an international level it was the coun - terpart of the new emphasis of patriotism over Party loyalties which was inspiring the citizens of the Soviet Union; class warfare and revolution were played down, and in their place were depicted two fresh images: the brave Red Army man, personification of a country steadfast in battle; and that of "Uncle Joe," pipe in mouth, the epitome of trustiness in conduct and negotiation.

    Barbarossa

  • "As I told you, sir," said my friend, "I will pledge myself for his trustiness and probity."

    Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine — Volume 53, No. 327, January, 1843

  • He dwelt much on the trustiness and strong attachment of the negroes, where they are well treated.

    The Anti-Slavery Examiner, Omnibus

  • By this means the resolution of the English at the fire, and their trustiness and punctuality elsewhere, was the subject of general conversation amongst the Chinese, and the next morning many of the principal inhabitants waited on the Commodore to thank him for his assistance, frankly owning to him that they could never have extinguished the fire of themselves, and that he had saved their city from being totally consumed.

    Anson's Voyage Round the World The Text Reduced

  • By reason of his trustiness he was often set over the husbandmen at Lunenkerc at the time of our exile, and also at home, that is, at Mount St. Agnes.

    The Chronicle of the Canons Regular of Mount St. Agnes

  • Was it her hair, her untidy hair, or the honesty of her eyes, or the strength and trustiness of her mouth?

    The Captives

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