- confidence interval,
- confidence level,
- confidence limits,
- confidence man,
- confidence trick,
- confidential communication,
Origin of confident
Examples from the Web for confidently
A party that cannot make these decisions openly and confidently will stumble in 2016.What Republicans Need Right Now Is a Good Internal Fight|James Poulos|November 6, 2014|DAILY BEAST
While Maye confidently presides over the public trial, her private life has fallen into disarray.
Yet Boies and Olson confidently claim credit not only for a fine legal victory but for changing the country with their lawsuit.
Or to translate: “It may be confidently asserted that he who is cruel to animals cannot be a good man.”
“Over the course of the next week, President Obama will feel the pain,” he says confidently.Heritage Action, the Group Giving Boehner Fits, and Its Confident CEO|Eleanor Clift|October 10, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Cecil confidently thought and said of the intriguing woman who managed his patron.Beauchamp's Career, Complete|George Meredith
Such were the assurances of their own officers, and made so seriously and confidently, that we never thought of mistrusting them.Maurice Tiernay Soldier of Fortune|Charles James Lever
"And if there is any trouble both of us are good swimmers, you remember," added Jerry confidently.The Outdoor Chums at Cabin Point|Quincy Allen
Among seamen she was rated an unlucky ship, and Lawrence was confidently expected to break the spell.The Fight for a Free Sea: A Chronicle of the War of 1812|Ralph D. Paine
The Mohawks cannot find us here, Spotted Deer declared, confidently.Running Fox|Elmer Russell Gregor
Word Origin for confident
1570s, "self-reliant, sure of oneself," from Middle French confident, from Latin confidentem (nominative confidens) "firmly trusting, reliant, self-confident, bold, daring," present participle of confidere (see confidence). Related: Confidently.