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Adjective
/ˈkänfədənt/,/-fəˌdent/,
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Feeling or showing confidence in oneself; self-assured,
  1. Feeling or showing confidence in oneself; self-assured
    • - she was a confident, outgoing girl
    • - a confident smile
  2. Feeling or showing certainty about something
    • - this time they're confident of a happy ending
    • - I am not very confident about tonight's game
Noun
  1. A confidant


  1. having or marked by confidence or assurance; "a confident speaker"; "a confident reply"; "his manner is more confident these days"; "confident of fulfillment"
  2. convinced(p): persuaded of; very sure; "were convinced that it would be to their advantage to join"; "I am positive he is lying"; "was confident he would win"
  3. not liable to error in judgment or action; "most surefooted of the statesmen who dealt with the depression"- Walter Lippman; "demonstrates a surefooted storytelling talent"- Michiko Kakutani
  4. (confidence) assurance: freedom from doubt; belief in yourself and your abilities; "his assurance in his superiority did not make him popular"; "after that failure he lost his confidence"; "she spoke with authority"
  5. (confidence) a feeling of trust (in someone or something); "I have confidence in our team"; "confidence is always borrowed, never owned"
  6. Confidence is generally described as a state of being certain either that a hypothesis or prediction is correct or that a chosen course of action is the best or most effective. Self-confidence is having confidence in oneself. ...
  7. (Confidence (1980 film)) Bizalom (Confidence) is a 1980 black and white Hungarian film directed by István Szabó. The film is set in World War II involving a couple escaping from the Nazis. ...
  8. (Confidence (2003 film)) Confidence is a 2003 film starring Edward Burns, Dustin Hoffman and Rachel Weisz, directed by James Foley, and written by Doug Jung
  9. (Confidence (album)) Confidence is the third LP released by the Reggae artist Gentleman.
  10. (Confidence (cartoon)) Confidence is a 1933 animated short subject, produced by Walter Lantz, directed by Bill Nolan, and featuring Oswald the Lucky Rabbit. ...
  11. (Confidence (novel)) Confidence is a novel by Henry James, first published as a serial in Scribner's Monthly in 1879 and then as a book later the same year. ...
  12. being very sure of or positive about something; self-confident
  13. (confidence) Self-assurance; Expression or feeling of certainty; The quality of trusting; Information held in secret
  14. (Confidence) a feeling of being able to succeed
  15. (CONFIDENCE) (Tibetan: "Ziji"): "shining out, rejoicing while remaining dignified", "free from competition or one-upsmanship," "possessing an unwavering state of mind that needs no reference point." (pg 85-86)
  16. (CONFIDENCE) Clients want someone that is self-assured, someone they know can sell their product.  A model has to sell herself/himself to the client.  A biggie is handling REJECTION, which a model will face almost every day in her/his career.  The model will not meet every client's expectations.
  17. (Confidence) A feeling a rider gets just before they fully appreciate the situation.
  18. (Confidence) A yet-to-be-implemented value representing the degree of certainty in the identification of a given mass and time tag
  19. (Confidence) Feeling confident in their ability as learners, having the courage to take risks, applying what they have learned and making appropriate decisions and choices.
  20. (Confidence) How confident you are about expressing your opinions and accomplishing things.
  21. (Confidence) Speech recognizers provide an ordered list of possible things a caller may have said, each of which has number defining how sure the system is that the caller actually said that utterance.
  22. (Confidence) Sport psychologists help athletes with self-confidence. To perform beyond what they have accomplished before, athletes need to believe that they are capable of going further.
  23. (Confidence) The belief in oneself, teammates, team and plays.
  24. (Confidence) The feeling you have before understanding the situation. Confidence is the paradise of fools. Paranoid optimism is a preferred state.
  25. (Confidence) This ability activated if the player won the last round.