HyperDic: confident

English > 3 senses of the word confident:
ADJECTIVEallconfidenthaving or marked by confidence or assurance
allconfident, convinced, positivepersuaded of
allconfident, surefooted, sure-footednot liable to error in judgment or action
confident > pronunciation
Rhymesabandonment ... wonderment: 671 rhymes with ahnt...
English > confident: 3 senses > adjective 1
MeaningHaving or marked by confidence or assurance.
  • "a confident speaker"
  • "a confident reply"
  • "his manner is more confident these days"
  • "confident of fulfillment"
Attribute ofconfidenceA feeling of trust (in someone or something)
Narrowerassuredmarked by assurance
cocksure, overconfident, positivemarked by excessive confidence
reassuredHaving confidence restored
self-assured, self-confidentshowing poise and confidence in your own worth
Oppositediffident, shy, timid, unsureLacking self-confidence
Nounsconfidencefreedom from doubt
confidencea state of confident hopefulness that events will be favorable
Adverbsconfidentlywith confidence
English > confident: 3 senses > adjective 2
Meaningpersuaded of; very sure.
Example "was confident he would win"
Synonymsconvinced, positive
Broadercertain, sureHaving or feeling no doubt or uncertainty
English > confident: 3 senses > adjective 3
Meaningnot liable to error in judgment or action.
Synonymssurefooted, sure-footed
Broadercapable(usually followed by 'of') having capacity or ability

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