What does confident mean?

Definitions for confident
ˈkɒn fɪ dəntcon·fi·dent

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word confident.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. confident(adj)

    having or marked by confidence or assurance

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

  2. convinced(p), positive(p), confident(p)(adj)

    persuaded of; very sure

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

  3. confident, surefooted, sure-footed(adj)

    not liable to error in judgment or action

    "most surefooted of the statesmen who dealt with the depression"- Walter Lippman; "demonstrates a surefooted storytelling talent"- Michiko Kakutani

Wiktionary

  1. confident(Adjective)

    being very sure of or positive about something

    I'm pretty confident that she's not lying, she's acting normally.

    Etymology: From confidens, present participle of confidere; see confide.

  2. confident(Adjective)

    self-confident

    I was impressed by this confidence at such a young age.

    Etymology: From confidens, present participle of confidere; see confide.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Confident(noun)

    see Confidant

Editors Contribution

  1. confident

    Certain of our ability and power.

    They were confident they would suceed together.

    Submitted by MaryC on January 26, 2020  
  2. confident

    Trust in our ability and power.

    They were confident they would suceed together.

    Submitted by MaryC on January 26, 2020  

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'confident' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #3161

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'confident' in Written Corpus Frequency: #2662

  3. Adjectives Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'confident' in Adjectives Frequency: #417

How to pronounce confident?

  1. Alex
    Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Veena
    Indian

How to say confident in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of confident in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of confident in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of confident in a Sentence

  1. Tom Reed:

    BIPARTISAN BREAKTHROUGH ? POLS UNVEIL BACK TO WORK PLAN FOR REOPENING ECONOMY WITH EMPHASIS ON Tom Reed said hes confident the White House and White House and Senate negotiators will find a middle ground between the Houses $ 3 trillion bill that passed in May and the Senate GOPs $ 1 trillion proposal that was unveiled this week. Obviously, we have to do a deal, not to do anything is a disservice to the American people. The institution of Congress is better than that.

  2. Vic Reynolds:

    We feel confident that the individuals who needed to be charged have been charged.

  3. Steffen Mau:

    Women and men married quite early, but they also divorced early, there was very high divorce rate [ in the East ], so women were extremely independent and not just part of a man's career, they had their own careers, they were very self-confident.

  4. Alec Waugh:

    A man desires praise that he may be reassured, that he may be quit of his doubting of himself; he is indifferent to applause when he is confident of success.

  5. Tom Coughlin:

    We try to make sure that when the parents are with the child it’s positive and it’s a good thing, and they’re able to not only put on a strong face, a confident face, but that they mean it.

Images & Illustrations of confident

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