Trustless

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • a Trustless That may not be trusted; not worthy of trust; unfaithful.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • trustless Not worthy of trust; unfaithful; delusive; treacherous.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • adj Trustless treacherous, unfaithful
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Etymology

Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Scand., Ice. traust, trust; Ger. trost, consolation.

Usage

In literature:

These foreign prints are trustless as Cheap Jack Dumfounding yokels at a country fair.
"The Dynasts" by Thomas Hardy
I cannot bear that any uncertain, trustless person should come in here.
"The Other Girls" by Mrs. A. D. T. Whitney
As trustless women should: until no womb Of lies is left in the world!
"The Immortal Lure" by Cale Young Rice
O foolish bards, immortal in your works, Yet trustless of your immortality!
"The Isle of Palms" by John Wilson
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In poetry:

His desire is a dureless content,
And a trustless joy;
He is won with a world of despair,
And is lost with a toy.
"As ye came from the Holy Land" by Anonymous British