Definitions for confidence

Definitions for (noun) confidence

Main entry: sureness, assurance, authority, confidence, self-assurance, self-confidence

Definition: freedom from doubt; belief in yourself and your abilities

Usage: his assurance in his superiority did not make him popular; after that failure he lost his confidence; she spoke with authority

Main entry: confidence

Definition: a secret that is confided or entrusted to another

Usage: everyone trusted him with their confidences; the priest could not reveal her confidences

Main entry: confidence

Definition: a feeling of trust (in someone or something)

Usage: I have confidence in our team; confidence is always borrowed, never owned

Main entry: trust, confidence

Definition: a trustful relationship

Usage: he took me into his confidence; he betrayed their trust

Main entry: confidence

Definition: a state of confident hopefulness that events will be favorable

Usage: public confidence in the economy

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