Meaning of CONFIDENCE in English


noun giving occasion for confidence.

2. confidence ·noun having self-reliance; bold; undaunted.

3. confidence ·noun that in which faith is put or reliance had.

4. confidence ·noun trustful; without fear or suspicion; frank; unreserved.

5. confidence ·noun having an excess of assurance; bold to a fault; dogmatical; impudent; presumptuous.

6. confidence ·noun private conversation; (·pl) secrets shared; as, there were confidences between them.

7. confidence ·noun the act of confiding, trusting, or putting faith in; trust; reliance; belief;

— formerly followed by of, now commonly by in.

8. confidence ·noun the state of mind characterized by one's reliance on himself, or his circumstances; a feeling of self-sufficiency; such assurance as leads to a feeling of security; self-reliance;

— often with self prefixed.

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