Synonyms of confidence


1. assurance, self-assurance, confidence, self-confidence, authority, sureness, certainty

usage: freedom from doubt; belief in yourself and your abilities; "his assurance in his superiority did not make him popular"; "after that failure he lost his confidence"; "she spoke with authority"

2. confidence, security

usage: a feeling of trust (in someone or something); "I have confidence in our team"; "confidence is always borrowed, never owned"

3. confidence, hopefulness

usage: a state of confident hopefulness that events will be favorable; "public confidence in the economy"

4. confidence, trust, friendship, friendly relationship

usage: a trustful relationship; "he took me into his confidence"; "he betrayed their trust"

5. confidence, secret

usage: a secret that is confided or entrusted to another; "everyone trusted him with their confidences"; "the priest could not reveal her confidences"

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Definition and meaning of confidence (Dictionary)