What does confident mean?

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ˈkɒn fɪ dəntcon·fi·dent

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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.

    We are confident we succeed together.

    Submitted by MaryC on January 26, 2020  
  2. confident

    To feel, know and understand our worth, beauty, love and qualities.

    Its a joy to see a confident person, brings joy to the soul.

    Submitted by MaryC on August 14, 2020  
  3. confident

    Trust in our ability and power.

    We are confident we succeed 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
    US English
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Indian

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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. Ilana Solomon:

    We feel emboldened after this fight. We see fast-track as a momentary loss and feel really confident about attacking the TPP head on, there is going to be an even bigger fight about stopping the TPP.

  2. Jason Chaffetz:

    For those that would speculate otherwise, let me be clear that I have no ulterior motives. I am healthy. I am confident I would continue to be re-elected by large margins. I have the full support of Speaker Ryan to continue as Chairman of the Oversight and Government Reform Committee. That said, I have made a personal decision to return to the private sector.

  3. Emeasoba George:

    Dare to believe in God almighty and do believe he can do and change all things. Besides, believe in your own self i.e. be self-confident. For, it is expected of you.

  4. Kim Yu-Na:

    Avoiding injury is the most important thing, i want her to skate every single day giving her best, in a confident manner.

  5. Jose Munoz:

    I'm confident we will overtake them.

Images & Illustrations of confident

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