Definition of Trustful

1. Adjective. Inclined to believe or confide readily; full of trust. "Great brown eye, true and trustful"

Exact synonyms: Trusting
Also: Credulous
Similar to: Confiding, Unsuspecting, Unsuspicious
Antonyms: Distrustful
Derivative terms: Trustfulness, Trustingness



Definition of Trustful

1. a. Full of trust; trusting.

Definition of Trustful

1. Adjective. Trusting or willing to trust. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Trustful

1. inclined to trust [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Trustful

trustbusting
trusted
trustedst
trustee
trustee-beneficiary relation
trustee account
trusteed
trusteeing
trustees
trusteeship
trusteeships
truster
trusters
trustest
trusteth
trustful (current term)
trustfully
trustfulness
trustfulnesses
trustier
trusties
trustiest
trustily
trustiness
trustinesses
trusting
trustingly
trustingness
trustingnesses
trustless

Literary usage of Trustful

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1. Heroes and Heroines of Fiction: Modern Prose and Poetry; Famous Characters by William Shepard Walsh (1914)
"He is not prone to jealousy, but on the contrary is naturally trustful, ... He is of a free and noble nature, naturally trustful, with a kind of grand ..."

2. William Winston Seaton of the "National Intelligencer".: A Biographical Sketch by Josephine Seaton (1871)
"Should tho day of trial come and events call them to tho field, I entertain the most trustful hope that ih«! Washington Guard» will be distinguished by a ..."

3. Memoir and Correspondence of Eliza P. Gurney by Eliza Paul Kirkbride Gurney (1884)
"But I think I am getting a little more trustful, and have a faint hope that, if I must continue in this crucifying path of faith, the day will come when ..."

4. A Dictionary of English Synonymes and Synonymous Or Parallel Expressions by Richard Soule (1891)
"... trustful, firm, steadfast, unwavering, fiducial. 3. Held in trust, in the nature of a trust. ..."

5. The Rock of Ages: Or, Scripture Testimony to the One Eternal Godhead of the by Edward Henry Bickersteth (1860)
"I would therefore state my last proposition in these words:— That Scripture, in the Old and the New Testament alike, assures us that in the trustful ..."

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