mistrust noun

ADJ. deep, profound | growing | widespread | mutual trying to overcome their mutual distrust

VERB + MISTRUST create, fuel | overcome

PREP. ~ between There is suspicion and mistrust between immigrants and the police. | ~ in The incident has increased workers' mistrust in the management. | ~ of His experience left him with a mistrust of banks. | ~ towards

PHRASES an atmosphere/a climate/a sense of mistrust Corruption creates an climate of mistrust towards authority.