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confident

con·fi·dent

confident

 
 
pronunciation:
kan fih dnt
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part of speech: adjective
definition 1: having full assurance; secure and satisfied.
The coach is confident that the team will win.
synonyms:
certain, positive, sure
antonyms:
apprehensive, hesitant, tentative, uncertain
similar words:
cocksure, convinced, nonchalant, satisfied, secure
definition 2: secure in one's own abilities; self-assured.
Now that she's been with the company for a year, she is much more confident.Wearing this stylish suit will make you feel confident.
synonyms:
assured, self-assured, self-confident
antonyms:
bashful, beaten, diffident, insecure, self-conscious, shy, tentative, timid, timorous, tremulous
similar words:
nonchalant, secure
definition 3: overly self-assured; presumptuous.
You're a bit confident, saying something as bold as that!I detest that he's so smug and confident.
synonyms:
cocksure, cocky, presumptuous
antonyms:
diffident
similar words:
assertive, bold, brash, forward, nervy, overconfident
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derivation: confidently (adv.)
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