What does confident mean?

Definitions for confidentˈkɒn fɪ dənt

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


  1. confident(Adjective)

    being very sure of or positive about something

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

  2. confident(Adjective)


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

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

Webster Dictionary

  1. Confident(noun)

    see Confidant

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


  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

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Martin Hardcastle:

    We are confident it’s there.

  2. French Open:

    I just feel a bit more confident.

  3. Jose Munoz:

    I'm confident we will overtake them.

  4. Zhang Chunxian:

    We are confident that we can fix it.

  5. Director General Margaret Chan:

    I am confident the government can do it.

Images & Illustrations of confident

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