Definition of Trustfulness

1. Noun. The trait of believing in the honesty and reliability of others. "The experience destroyed his trust and personal dignity"

Exact synonyms: Trust, Trustingness
Generic synonyms: Trait
Specialized synonyms: Credulity
Antonyms: Distrust
Derivative terms: Trust, Trusty, Trustful, Trusting



Definition of Trustfulness

1. Noun. The property of being trustful. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Trustfulness

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Trustfulness

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

Literary usage of Trustfulness

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1. Autology: An Inductive System of Mental Science; Whose Centre is the Will by David Henry Hamilton (1873)
"trustfulness. These are original and primary elements; ... and trustfulness, we have Hopefulness, which is the third elemental affection. h. ..."

2. New Letters and Memorials of Jane Welsh Carlyle by Jane Welsh Carlyle, Thomas Carlyle (1903)
"But you will see, in my putting so little restraint on my thoughts, that I feel towards you the trustfulness of a sincere affection, and so will not weary ..."

3. Levana: Or, The Doctrine of Education by Jean Paul (1891)
"ON THE trustfulness OF CHILDREN. §71. LONG before the child can speak he understands the speech 'of others, and that without gestures or cadence in the ..."

4. The World as the Subject of Redemption: Being an Attempt to Set Forth the by William Henry Fremantle (1901)
"On the other hand, the vast benefits which trade confers, the noble, liberal spirit in which its higher operations are often conducted, and the trustfulness ..."

5. Christian Theology and Social Progress: The Bampton Lectures for 1905 by Frederick William Bussell (1907)
"... not the recognition of its undeviating rigour : the later willing service due to no quixotic surrender of value but to perfect trustfulness : curious ..."

6. Pioneering in the Far East: And Journeys to California in 1849 and to the by Ludvig Verner Helms (1882)
"... where they have approached the former with such feelings of trustfulness as these poor tribes evinced towards Sir James Brooke and those who followed in ..."

7. Travels, Researches, and Missionary Labors, During an Eighteen Years by Johann Ludwig Krapf, Ernest George Ravenstein (1860)
"... —trustfulness of the people: democracy and despotism—Forward towards Fuga—Mountain-scenery : the one thing wanting—Fuga—Salla—Interview with king ..."

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