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.