Lacking trust or confidence
I realize in these pages I must seem very distrustful of government, but it is not really true.
"They can still be called back," said one of his suite, who like Count Orlov felt distrustful of the adventure when he looked at the enemy's camp.
Ferdinand was by temperament melancholy, shy and distrustful of his own abilities.
Too distrustful to delegate his responsibility to his ministers, he was too infirm of will to strike out and follow a consistent course for himself.
France remained cold, while Bismarck and Kalnky, distrustful of the Radicalism of Depretis and Mancini, assumed towards their ally an.