Definition of Confident

1. Adjective. Having or marked by confidence or assurance. "Confident of fulfillment"




2. Adjective. Persuaded of; very sure. "Was confident he would win"
Exact synonyms: Convinced, Positive
Similar to: Certain, Sure

3. Adjective. Not liable to error in judgment or action. "Demonstrates a surefooted storytelling talent"
Exact synonyms: Sure-footed, Surefooted
Similar to: Capable

Definition of Confident

1. n. See Confidant.

Definition of Confident

1. Adjective. being very sure of or positive about something ¹

2. Adjective. self-confident ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Confident

1. [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Confident

confidee
confidence
confidence artist
confidence game
confidence games
confidence interval
confidence intervals
confidence level
confidence limits
confidence man
confidence men
confidence trick
confidence trickster
confidence tricksters
confidences
confident (current term)
confident(p)
confidente
confidentes
confidential
confidential adviser-advisee relation
confidential information
confidentialities
confidentiality
confidentially
confidentialness
confidently
confidentness
confider
confiders

Literary usage of Confident

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1. The Life and Times of Aaron Burr by James Parton (1893)
"... PROSPECTO OF TBK REPUBLICANS — BURE confident — FEDERAL ERROR*— it- mE»T OF ... were proud of their chief, and confident that in the abounding resources ..."

2. History of the Rise and Fall of the Slave Power in America by Henry Wilson (1877)
"confident expectations of the Rebels. ... slaveholding States, the disunion leaders were confident of its support in the new policy they were inaugurating. ..."

3. The Montessori method: Scientific Pedagogy as Applied to Child Education in by Maria Montessori (1912)
"The children are initiated into the virtue of patience and into confident expectation, which is a form of faith and of philosophy of life. ..."

4. Thucydides Translated Into English by Benjamin Jowett, Thucydides (1881)
"They did not betray their knowledge of the plot, but assumed the confident tone of men who were recommending the best course. ..."

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