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noun as in self assurance

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Mailer would argue, for example, that timidity does more harm to the novelist than donning a mask of extreme self-confidence.

She says a lack of self-confidence is one of the major reasons a student drops out of English classes.

Was that self-confidence something you were born with, or something you had to reach?

It also tends to take economic self-confidence and independence to actually be able to hold governments to account.

He caught my eye and grinned, full of self-confidence and charm and not the least bit embarrassed.

Rapidity of action and a self-confidence which on the battlefield never felt itself beaten were the cause of Murat's success.

The man who has seen gains self-confidence and the prestige of his subject when he encounters others who have only heard and read.

But his will was firm, for by this time his self-confidence and love of his art had taken firm root.

"Look higher," jeered Molly, her self-confidence returning, as she realized their uncertainty.

Her implicit belief in and obedience to him have increased his self-confidence into a dogmatic assertion of infallibility.


On this page you'll find 28 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to self-confidence, such as: self-assurance, aplomb, inner strength, and positive self-image.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.