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Mistrust, subst. 1) want of confidence: “your m. cannot make me a traitor,” As I, 3, 58. “he needs not our m., since he delivers our offices,” Mcb. III, 3, 2.
2) suspicion, apprehension, doubt: “full of foul hope and full of fond m.” Lucr. 284. “his kindled duty kindled her m.” Lucr. 284 “that ugly treason of m., which makes me fear the enjoying of my hope,” Merch. III, 2, 28. “we have but trivial argument, more than m., that shows him worthy death,” H6B III, 1, 242. “when care, m. and treason waits on him,” H6C II, 5, 54. With of, == doubt of: “m. of my success hath done this deed,” Caes. V, 3, 65. Caes. V, 3, 65
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