Definitions for

Overview of noun confidence

The noun confidence has 5 senses? (first 3 from tagged texts)
1. (13) assurance, self-assurance, confidence, self-confidence, authority, sureness

(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")

2. (6) confidence

(a feeling of trust (in someone or something); "I have confidence in our team"; "confidence is always borrowed, never owned")

3. (3) confidence

(a state of confident hopefulness that events will be favorable; "public confidence in the economy")

4. confidence, trust

(a trustful relationship; "he took me into his confidence"; "he betrayed their trust")

5. confidence

(a secret that is confided or entrusted to another; "everyone trusted him with their confidences"; "the priest could not reveal her confidences") © 2001-2013, Demand Media, all rights reserved. The database is based on Word Net a lexical database for the English language. see disclaimer
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