trustworthiness

Trustworthiness is the quality of a person or a thing that inspires reliability. If you want a pet known for its trustworthiness, choose a loyal and obedient dog.

People or things can be described with the adjective trustworthy, and when you add the suffix -ness to it, you make the word into a noun describing the quality or trait of being trustworthy. A person can be known for trustworthiness in keeping promises, and a newspaper can be worthy of trust for correct reporting.

Definitions of trustworthiness
  1. noun
    the trait of deserving trust and confidence
    synonyms: trustiness
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    Antonyms:
    untrustiness, untrustworthiness
    the trait of not deserving trust or confidence
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    creditworthiness
    trustworthiness with money as based on a person's credit history; a general qualification for borrowing
    responsibility, responsibleness
    a form of trustworthiness; the trait of being answerable to someone for something or being responsible for one's conduct
    fault
    responsibility for a bad situation or event
    accountability, answerability, answerableness
    responsibility to someone or for some activity
    dependability, dependableness, reliability, reliableness
    the quality of being dependable or reliable
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    trait
    a distinguishing feature of your personal nature
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