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  Words related to confidence

Related / Similar Words: assurance, self-assurance, self-confidence, authority, sureness, trust

 

Definition:
  • freedom from doubt; belief in yourself and your abilities; "his assurance in his superiority did not make him popular"; "after that failure he lost his confidence"; "she spoke with authority";
  • a secret that is confided or entrusted to another; "everyone trusted him with their confidences"; "the priest could not reveal her confidences";
  • a feeling of trust (in someone or something); "I have confidence in our team"; "confidence is always borrowed, never owned";
  • a trustful relationship; "he took me into his confidence"; "he betrayed their trust";
  • a state of confident hopefulness that events will be favorable; "public confidence in the economy";

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    Attributes: certain(p), sure, uncertain, unsure, incertain, confident, unconfident

     

    Derivational Morphology: confide, entrust, intrust, trust, commit

     

     
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