Meaning of CONFIDENT in English


adj. & n.


1. feeling or showing confidence; self-assured, bold (spoke with a confident air).

2 (often foll. by of, or that + clause) assured, trusting (confident of your support; confident that he will come).

--n. archaic confidant.


confidently adv.

Etymology: F f. It. confidente (as confide)

Oxford English vocab.      Оксфордский английский словарь.