[ kon-fi-duhnt ]
/ ˈkɒn fɪ dənt /
having strong belief or full assurance; sure: confident of fulfillment.
sure of oneself; having no uncertainty about one's own abilities, correctness, successfulness, etc.; self-confident; bold: a confident speaker.
excessively bold; presumptuous.
Obsolete. trustful or confiding.
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Origin of confident
OTHER WORDS FROM confident
con·fi·dent·ly, adverbhy·per·con·fi·dent, adjectivehy·per·con·fi·dent·ly, adverbnon·con·fi·dent, adjective
non·con·fi·dent·ly, adverbqua·si-con·fi·dent, adjectivequa·si-con·fi·dent·ly, adverbsu·per·con·fi·dent, adjectivesu·per·con·fi·dent·ly, adverbul·tra·con·fi·dent, adjectiveun·con·fi·dent, adjectiveun·con·fi·dent·ly, adverb
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British Dictionary definitions for non-confident
/ (ˈkɒnfɪdənt) /
(postpositive foll by of) having or showing confidence or certainty; sureconfident of success
sure of oneself; bold
presumptuous; excessively bold
Derived forms of confidentconfidently, adverb
Word Origin for confident
C16: from Latin confīdens trusting, having self-confidence, from confīdere to have complete trust in; see confide
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