Definitions

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  • n. someone who distrusts

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. One who distrusts.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. One who distrusts.

Etymologies

From distrust + -er (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • And what shall I say to a distruster of God, who tells me that he has no warrant for giving up his distrust, for he is not entitled to trust God till he is converted?

    God's Way of Peace: A Book for the Anxious

  • Not that I distrust _you_ -- you are the last in the world I could distrust: and then (although you may be sceptical) I am naturally given to trust ... to a fault ... as some say, or to a sin, as some reproach me: -- and then again, if I were ever such a distruster, it could not be of _you_.

    The Letters of Robert Browning and Elizabeth Barrett Barrett, Vol. 1 (of 2) 1845-1846

  • The effect was similar to that seen in the manufacturing process of PVC which is known to affect hormones, and is called an endocrine distruster.

    Telegraph.co.uk - Telegraph online, Daily Telegraph and Sunday Telegraph

  • On the lower levels of life, where most of his work was done, he was strangely under the sway of the past, a distruster of reason, a restorer of ancient doctrine, a conservative in thought and action, a friend of rulers, a guardian, as far as he could be, of the _status quo_ -- a leader who anathematized radicals and enthusiasts and who staved off and postponed for nearly four hundred years the truly liberating and thoroughly {16} adequate reformation.

    Spiritual Reformers in the 16th & 17th Centuries

  • Not that I distrust you ” you are the last in the world I could distrust: and then (although you may be sceptical) I am naturally given to trust ... to a fault ... as some say, or to a sin, as some reproach me: ” and then again, if I were ever such a distruster, it could not be of you.

    The Letters of Robert Browning and Elizabeth Barrett Barrett

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