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Definition 1: having or marked by confidence or assurance - [adjective denoting all]

Samples where confident or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • a confident speaker
  • a confident reply
  • his manner is more confident these days
  • confident of fulfillment

(confident is similar to ...) marked by assurance; exhibiting confidence

"she paints with an assured hand"

(confident is similar to ...) marked by excessive confidence

"an arrogant and cocksure materialist" "so overconfident and impudent as to speak to the queen" "the less he knows the more positive he gets"

(confident is similar to ...) having confidence restored; freed from anxiety

"reassured by her praise he pressed on"

(confident is similar to ...) showing poise and confidence in your own worth

"hardly more than a boy but firm-knit and self-confident"

(... are attributes of confident) a feeling of trust (in someone or something)

"I have confidence in our team" "confidence is always borrowed, never owned"

Definition 2: not liable to error in judgment or action - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where confident or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • most surefooted of the statesmen who dealt with the depression
  • demonstrates a surefooted storytelling talent

Synonyms for confident in the sense of this definition

(confident is similar to ...) (usually followed by `of') having capacity or ability

"capable of winning" "capable of hard work" "capable of walking on two feet"

Definition 3: persuaded of; very sure - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where confident or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • were convinced that it would be to their advantage to join
  • I am positive he is lying
  • was confident he would win

Synonyms for confident in the sense of this definition

(confident is similar to ...) having or feeling no doubt or uncertainty; confident and assured

"felt certain of success" "was sure (or certain) she had seen it" "was very sure in his beliefs" "sure of her friends"

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