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

n the trait of deserving trust and confidence

untrustiness, untrustworthiness
the trait of not deserving trust or confidence
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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
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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a distinguishing feature of your personal nature

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