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Definition of "trustworthy" []

  • Warranting trust; reliable. See Synonyms at reliable. (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "trustworthy" in a sentence
  • "Analogously, it may be true that we possess dedicated mechanisms for ˜reading™ faces as trustworthy or threatening, and often make split-second judgments on this basis; but this doesn't preclude our ability to revise such judgments, as when we reflect on the behavior of someone with ˜trustworthy facial features™ and realize that he is actually a scoundrel."
  • "I'd say not being honest and trustworthy is a fair assessment for Dodd."
  • "To argue semantics again, though, I don't think trustworthy is the same as, uh, right."