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1. confident

adjective. ['ˈkɑːnfədənt'] having or marked by confidence or assurance.

Synonyms

  • assured
  • overconfident
  • reassured
  • positive
  • self-assured
  • self-confident
  • confidence

Antonyms

  • diffident
  • deniable
  • uncharged
  • disadvantageous

Etymology

  • confidens (Latin)

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Words that Rhyme with Confident

  • abandonment
  • abatement
  • aberrant
  • abhorrent
  • abortifacient
  • abridgement
  • absent
  • absorbent
  • abstinent
  • abundant
  • accelerant
  • accident
  • accompaniment
  • accompaniment
  • accomplishment
  • accountant
  • accouterment
  • accoutrement
  • achievement
  • acknowledgement

How do you pronounce confident?

Pronounce confident as ˈkɑnfədənt.

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Example sentences of the word confident


1. Adjective
Maintain a confident, matter of fact tone, and try to focus on details more than feelings.

Quotes containing the word confident


1. I'm quite a confident person in many ways, but there's only so much you can hear about being compared to Hattie Jacques. For the record, she was a comedy goddess, but she was 25 stone. I hope I'm right in saying I'm not in any way nearly 25 stone.
- Miranda Hart

2. I'm very confident that Nick Hornby always gets it right as a writer. He has the vernacular and passion. He is adroit and dry, and balances humor with the humanity of life.
- Pierce Brosnan

3. My dad instilled in me a great sense of humor. I wasn't bullied at school because my outward attitude was confident, and that helps.
- Warwick Davis

2. self-confident

adjective. ['ˌsɛlfˈkɑːnfədənt'] showing poise and confidence in your own worth.

Synonyms

  • confident

Antonyms

  • diffidence
  • uncertain

Etymology

  • confident (English)
  • confidens (Latin)
  • self- (English)

3. confident

adjective. ['ˈkɑːnfədənt'] not liable to error in judgment or action.

Synonyms

  • capable
  • surefooted

Antonyms

  • insecure
  • neutral
  • pessimistic

Etymology

  • confidens (Latin)

4. confident

adjective. ['ˈkɑːnfədənt'] persuaded of; very sure.

Synonyms

  • convinced
  • positive
  • sure

Antonyms

  • unsure
  • unsupportive
  • destructive
  • negative

Etymology

  • confidens (Latin)
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