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Princeton's WordNet

  1. confidentlyadverb

    with confidence; in a confident manner

    "we have to do what is right confidently"


  1. confidentlyadverb

    In a confident manner; with confidence; with strong assurance; positively.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Confidentlyadverb

    Etymology: from confident.

    We shall not be ever the less likely to meet with success, if we do not expect it too confidently. Francis Atterbury, Sermons.

    The maid becomes a youth; no more delay
    Your vows, but look, and confidently pay. Dryden.

    Many men least of all know what they themselves most confidently boast. Ben Jonson, Discoveries.

    It is strange how the ancients took up experiments upon credit, and yet did build great matters upon them: the observation of some of the best of them, delivered confidently, is, that a vessel filled with ashes will receive the like quantity of water as if it had been empty; but this is utterly untrue. Francis Bacon, Natural History, №. 34.

    Every fool may believe, and pronounce confidently; but wise men will conclude firmly. South.


  1. confidently

    Confidently is an adverb that refers to the ability to do something in a self-assured manner, with certainty in oneself, one's abilities, or a particular outcome. It indicates a sense of trust, reliance, or firm belief in something or someone without apprehension or doubt.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Confidentlyadverb

    with confidence; with strong assurance; positively

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of confidently in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of confidently in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Examples of confidently in a Sentence

  1. Ben Cowling:

    Theres been enough research done to be able to confidently say that masks wouldnt be able to stop the spread of infection, that they would only have a small effect on transmission, we shouldnt be relying on masks to help us go back to normal.

  2. Helen Mountford:

    There's a lot of big statements, which don't have the details underneath : exactly when, how much, who's going to do what, i think what we can say pretty confidently though, is that, no, they don't get us far enough.

  3. Andrzej Duda:

    We can say confidently that we are sending MiGs to Ukraine, we have a dozen or so MiGs that we got in the 90s handed down from the German Democratic Republic and they are functional and play a part in the defense of our airspace. They are at the end of their operational life but are still functional.

  4. Russian President Vladimir Putin:

    We should be paying attention to the national currency, the central bank is doing that ... quite confidently, the national currency is subject to certain market fluctuations related to the oil price but, still, it has already stabilised.

  5. Chief Executive Oleg Korzhov:

    The strengthening of steelmaking commodity and steel markets which we currently observe enable us to confidently conduct our operations and sales with a view to the company's further development.

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