Origin of self-confidence
Related formsself-con·fi·dent, adjectiveself-con·fi·dent·ly, adverb
Examples from the Web for self-confidence
She says a lack of self-confidence is one of the major reasons a student drops out of English classes.
Was that self-confidence something you were born with, or something you had to reach?Jessica Alba on 'Sin City,' Typecasting, and How Homophobia Pushed Her Away From the Church|Marlow Stern|August 18, 2014|DAILY BEAST
He caught my eye and grinned, full of self-confidence and charm and not the least bit embarrassed.In Palestinian Theater's New York Performance, the Play After the Play is the Thing|Lisa Goldman|September 28, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Beckham used to be cripplingly shy and lacking in self-confidence.
RuPaul plays a guidance counselor tasked with helping self-loathing Jan rebuild her self-confidence in the Brady Bunch spoof film.‘Sister, Sister,’ ‘Brady Bunch Movie’ & More RuPaul Cameos (VIDEO)|Kevin Fallon|December 12, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Strong in self-confidence, she had no fear that her mind could be influenced to stray from its proper path.
The moral side of the public speaker will include the development of character, sympathy, self-confidence and kindred qualities.Successful Methods of Public Speaking|Grenville Kleiser
As the centre of watchfulness she gained the grace of self-confidence.Franklin Kane|Anne Douglas Sedgwick
In their overweening pride and self-confidence, they look with disdain upon the requirements of God.Wit and Humor of the Bible|Marion D. Shutter
As his thoughts grew more extravagant, his self-confidence grew more outrageous.August Comte and Positivism|John-Stuart Mill