confident[ kon-fi-duhnt ]SEE DEFINITION OF confident
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR CONFIDENT
It has not; and we venture to express our confident belief, that it never will.
We are confident of the success of this major venture in world recovery.
And we are confident in principles that unite and lead us onward.
Unity of opinion is not necessary to confident friendship and warm love.
But the confident tone brought no response of agreement from Mary.
He spoke with the sureness of a man of wealth, confident that money will salve any wound.
But—if indeed, you are dazzled by the glamour of a title—do not be too confident of his fealty.
Until then she had been resigned, she felt so strong and confident as she awaited the miracle.
The General-in-chief was, as he had said, confident and serene.
The soldiers, confident in their power, were under perfect control.
1570s, "self-reliant, sure of oneself," from Middle French confident, from Latin confidentem (nominative confidens) "firmly trusting, reliant, self-confident, bold, daring," present participle of confidere (see confidence). Related: Confidently.
MORE RELATED WORDS FOR CONFIDENT
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