HyperDic: confidence

English > 5 senses of the word confidence:
NOUNcognitionconfidence, assurance, self-assurance, self-confidence, authority, surenessfreedom from doubt
feelingconfidencea feeling of trust (in someone or something)
stateconfidencea state of confident hopefulness that events will be favorable
stateconfidence, trusta trustful relationship
communicationconfidencea secret that is confided or entrusted to another
confidence > pronunciation
Soundskaa'nfahdahns
Rhymesabeyance ... virulence: 273 rhymes with ahns...
English > confidence: 5 senses > noun 1, cognition
Meaningfreedom from doubt; belief in yourself and your abilities.
Example "after that failure he lost his confidence"
Synonymsassurance, self-assurance, self-confidence, authority, sureness
Attributescertain, sureHaving or feeling no doubt or uncertainty
uncertain, unsure, incertainlacking or indicating lack of confidence or assurance
BroadercertaintyThe state of being certain
Spanishaplomo, autoconfianza, autoridad, certeza, certidumbre, confianza en sí mismo, confianza, convicción, seguridad en sí mismo, seguridad
Catalanautoconfiança, confiança en si mateix, seguretat en si mateix
Adjectivesconfidenthaving or marked by confidence or assurance
English > confidence: 5 senses > noun 2, feeling
MeaningA feeling of trust (in someone or something).
Examples
  • "I have confidence in our team"
  • "confidence is always borrowed, never owned"
AttributesconfidentHaving or marked by confidence or assurance
diffident, shy, timid, unsureLacking self-confidence
Broadersecurityfreedom from anxiety or fear
Oppositediffidence, self-doubt, self-distrustlack of self-confidence
Spanishconfianza
Catalanconfiança
Adjectivesconfidentialdenoting confidence or intimacy
English > confidence: 5 senses > noun 3, state
MeaningA state of confident hopefulness that events will be favorable.
Example"public confidence in the economy"
BroaderhopefulnessFull of hope / hope
Spanishconfianza
Catalanconfiança
Adjectivesconfidenthaving or marked by confidence or assurance
English > confidence: 5 senses > noun 4, state
MeaningA trustful relationship.
Example"he took me into his confidence"
Synonymtrust
Broaderfriendship, friendly relationshipThe state of being friends (or friendly)
Spanishconfianza, fe
Catalanconfiança, fe
Adjectivesconfidentialentrusted with private / private information and the confidence of another
Verbsconfideconfer a trust upon
English > confidence: 5 senses > noun 5, communication
MeaningA secret that is confided or entrusted to another.
Examples
  • "everyone trusted him with their confidences"
  • "the priest could not reveal her confidences"
BroadersecretSomething that should remain hidden / hidden from others (especially information that is not to be passed on)
Spanishconfidencia
Catalanconfidència
Adjectivesconfidential(of information) given in confidence or in secret
Verbsconfidereveal in private

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