from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Inclined to believe or confide readily; full of trust.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Trusting or willing to trust.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Full of trust; trusting.
  • adj. Worthy of trust; faithful; trusty; trustworthy.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Full of trust; confiding: as, a person of a trustful disposition.
  • Worthy of trust; faithful; trusty.

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

  • adj. inclined to believe or confide readily; full of trust


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  • "The fact seemed an additional appeal to his pity: such innocence was as moving as the trustful clasp of a child. Then he remembered the passionate generosity latent under that incurious calm."

    - Edith Wharton, 'The Age of Innocence'.

    September 20, 2009