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confiding

[ kuhn-fahy-ding ]
/ kənˈfaɪ dɪŋ /
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adjective
trustful; credulous or unsuspicious: a confiding nature.
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Origin of confiding

First recorded in 1635–45; confide + -ing2

OTHER WORDS FROM confiding

con·fid·ing·ly, adverbcon·fid·ing·ness, nounnon·con·fid·ing, adjectiveun·con·fid·ing, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for confiding

confiding
/ (kənˈfaɪdɪŋ) /

adjective
unsuspicious; trustful

Derived forms of confiding

confidingly, adverbconfidingness, noun
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