Definition of trustful in English:

trustful

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Pronunciation: /ˈtrʌs(t)fʊl
 
, -f(ə)l/

adjective

  • Having or marked by a total belief in the reliability, truth, or ability of someone: a trustful acceptance of authority
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    • Naturally trustful people must never be given a good reason to become cynical, for cynicism is the enemy of every honor system.
    • I became very nervous and less trustful of people.
    • Having made a personal visit to the centre, I believe this initiative will further strengthen more trustful relations within the community - and hopefully will provide a good deal of fun along the way.

Derivatives

trustfully

adverb
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  • He said: ‘It is surely the crucible in which it will be possible to forge altogether more deeply and trustfully those relationships which have already been established.’
  • Since we don't know God's plan beforehand, we should keep praying with all the strength and faith we can, while trustfully accepting whatever comes.
  • Do we have only the highest quality information out there in the vast repositories of the cyber-library that can be trustfully accessed and utilized?

trustfulness

noun
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  • It is a trust and trustfulness which in the dioceses on the whole works well.
  • After a brief discussion, wealth and material acquisitions are invariable dismissed and core personal values of love, friendship and trustfulness emerge to the forefront.
  • Workers then come to exhibit some of the more traditional virtues such as generosity and trustfulness, and avoid some of the more traditional vices such as cowardice, stinginess, and self-indulgence.

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