- confidence interval,
- confidence level,
- confidence limits,
- confidence man,
- confidence trick,
- confidential communication,
Origin of confident
Examples from the Web for confidents
Now, the friends and confidents of Claudius had long been chosen from the ranks of his freedmen.Seekers after God|Frederic William Farrar
And they had become the confidents and companions of each others profligacies.Penelope: or, Love's Labour Lost, Vol. 2 (of 3)|William Pitt Scargill
Mr. Samuel Adams returned to Boston, pleased with the proposal, and communicated the same to his confidents.The Life of George Washington, Vol. 1 (of 5)|John Marshall
The reader will readily have anticipated that Jack Tier had early made the females on board the Swash her confidents.
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.