Another word for confident

Another word for confident DEFAULT

confident

[ kon-fi-duhnt ]

/ ˈkɒn fɪ dənt /


adjective

having strong belief or full assurance; sure: confident of fulfillment.

sure of oneself; having no uncertainty about one's own abilities, correctness, successfulness, etc.; self-confident; bold: a confident speaker.

excessively bold; presumptuous.

Obsolete. trustful or confiding.

noun

a confidant.

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Origin of confident

First recorded in 1570–80; from Latin confīdent- (stem of confīdēns), present participle of confīdere.See confide, -ent

OTHER WORDS FROM confident

con·fi·dent·ly,adverbhy·per·con·fi·dent,adjectivehy·per·con·fi·dent·ly,adverbnon·con·fi·dent,adjective

non·con·fi·dent·ly,adverbqua·si-con·fi·dent,adjectivequa·si-con·fi·dent·ly,adverbsu·per·con·fi·dent,adjectivesu·per·con·fi·dent·ly,adverbul·tra·con·fi·dent,adjectiveun·con·fi·dent,adjectiveun·con·fi·dent·ly,adverb

WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH confident

confidant, confidante, confident

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Words related to confident

self-assured, sure, bold, positive, sanguine, hopeful, satisfied, self-reliant, fearless, upbeat, convinced, courageous, brave, dauntless, high, intrepid, presuming, presumptuous, pushy, secure

How to use confident in a sentence

  • The company’s lead investor, Jan Hammer of Index Ventures, said by email he is confident Tenev is up to the job.

    Robinhood co-founder steps down as co-CEO, leaving Vlad Tenev as sole chief ahead of a rumored IPO|Jeff|November 20, 2020|Fortune

  • The virus is common enough now in a lot of places that you can’t really be confident that even a small event doesn’t include someone contagious.

    Why Even A Small Thanksgiving Is Dangerous|Maggie Koerth ([email protected])|November 20, 2020|FiveThirtyEight

  • I feel pretty confident about that on a 12-month, 18-month basis.

    The biggest risks and opportunities for investors in 2021|matthewheimer|November 20, 2020|Fortune

  • Wright was confident he had worked hard enough to have a shot at the roster, but when he left for the airport, his mom, Nina, knew he was nervous.

    For undrafted NFL rookies, the odds were even longer this year. Isaiah Wright made it anyway.|Sam Fortier|November 20, 2020|Washington Post

  • We found that the feature delivers on its promise of taking the stress out of backing that trailer into your campsite, which should let trailer-towing newbies feel more confident in renting a camper and heading to the great outdoors.

    Backing up a trailer is really hard, but this $100,000 SUV offers a new solution|Dan Carney|November 19, 2020|Popular-Science

  • Motorcycles roar and swerve around women who balance soaring bundles confidently on their heads.

    ‘Argo’ in the Congo: The Ghosts of the Stanleyville Hostage Crisis|Nina Strochlic|November 23, 2014|DAILY BEAST

  • A party that cannot make these decisions openly and confidently will stumble in 2016.

    What Republicans Need Right Now Is a Good Internal Fight|James Poulos|November 6, 2014|DAILY BEAST

  • While Maye confidently presides over the public trial, her private life has fallen into disarray.

    Ian McEwan's New Novel Keeps Life at Arm's Length|Nick Romeo|September 11, 2014|DAILY BEAST

  • Prince George totters confidently towards the camera in this pic, released to mark his first birthday which falls on Tuesday.

    Prince George Walks For First Birthday Pics|Tom Sykes|July 20, 2014|DAILY BEAST

  • Yet Boies and Olson confidently claim credit not only for a fine legal victory but for changing the country with their lawsuit.

    How the Tide Turned on Gay Marriage|Michael Signer|June 20, 2014|DAILY BEAST

  • We thought that we should now quietly pursue our way upon the placid sea, trusting confidently in its peaceful name.

    A Woman's Journey Round the World|Ida Pfeiffer

  • Then, as Jessie had confidently anticipated, another figure emerged as if from the door of the garden and hailed the other hansom.

    The Weight of the Crown|Fred M. White

  • She confidently expects to discover a gold mine, and so that's another reason why she thinks Allen ought to be here.

    The Outdoor Girls in the Saddle|Laura Lee Hope

  • But of these unfavorable conditions we knew nothing, and pressed confidently forward.

    Famous Adventures And Prison Escapes of the Civil War|Various

  • But Mrs Mildmay had spoken rather more confidently about Jacinth than she quite felt.

    Robin Redbreast|Mary Louisa Molesworth

British Dictionary definitions for confident

confident


adjective

(postpositive foll by of) having or showing confidence or certainty; sureconfident of success

sure of oneself; bold

presumptuous; excessively bold

Derived forms of confident

confidently, adverb

Word Origin for confident

C16: from Latin confīdens trusting, having self-confidence, from confīdere to have complete trust in; see confide

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The adjective confident emphasizes the strength of the belief or the certainty of expectation felt. Positive implies emphatic certainty, which may even become overconfidence or dogmatism.Certain suggests that there are definite reasons that have freed one from doubt. Sure, the simplest and most general term, expresses mere absence of doubt. 

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Things looked anxious for a bit, but by this morning's dawn all are dug in, cool, confident.

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WORDS RELATED TO CONFIDENT

bold

adjectivebrazen, insolent

bolder

adjectivebrazen, insolent

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assured

Assured is defined as something that is definite.

positive

Positive is defined as good, looking towards the good side of things, showing certainty, showing the presence of an illness or substance, more than zero, or charged with positive electricity.

convinced

Persuaded, or otherwise feeling certainty

sure

self-reliant

Reliant upon one's self; trusting to one's own powers or judgment.

bold

Strong or pronounced; prominent:

intrepid

Resolutely courageous; fearless.

certain(related)

courageous

Having or characterized by courage; valiant.

belief(related)

Having a firm belief in one's own powers

having no misgivings

poised

Composed; calm; self-assured

trusting(related)

attitude(related)

Having a firm belief in one's own powers

dauntless

Incapable of being intimidated or discouraged; fearless.

determined

The definition of determined is someone with their mind made up about something.

diffident(antonym)

Lacking or marked by a lack of self-confidence; shy and timid:

self-sufficient

The definition of self sufficient is having the ability and resources to take care of yourself without help.

constant

Remaining steady in affections or loyalties; faithful

surefooted

not liable to error in judgment or action; - Walter Lippman; - Michiko Kakutani

fearless

The definition of fearless is brave or not scared.

hardy

Bold and resolute; daring; courageous

unsure(antonym)

Precarious; unstable; unreliable.

secure

Free from danger or attack:

brash

The definition of brash is someone or something with an abrasive, tacky, self-serving or rude manner.

hopeful

Feeling or showing hope; expecting to get what one wants

sanguine

The definition of sanguine is someone or something the color of blood or a reddish color.

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2591 synonyms found

Pronunciation:

[ kˈɒnfɪdənt], [ kˈɒnfɪdənt], [ k_ˈɒ_n_f_ɪ_d_ə_n_t]
  • adj.

    Panglossian (adjective)all (adjective)assertive (adjective)assured (adjective)authoritative (adjective)bold (adjective)brave (adjective)
    • reckless,
    • hardy,
    • valiant,
    • herolike,
    • gutsy,
    • stalwart,
    • defiant,
    • courageous,
    • valorous,
    • plucky,
    • heroic,
    • dauntless,
    • chivalrous,
    • stouter,
    • undaunted,
    • undismayed,
    • chin-up,
    • Unfearful,
    • Undauntable,
    • fearless,
    • Unblenching,
    • intrepid,
    • stouthearted,
    • gallant.
    certain (adjective)
    • indisputable,
    • indubitable,
    • absolute,
    • positive,
    • convinced,
    • incontestable,
    • unequivocal,
    • doubtless,
    • decisive,
    • undeniable,
    • irrefutable,
    • steadfast,
    • trusting,
    • undoubted,
    • Irrefragable,
    • veritable,
    • certain,
    • incontrovertible,
    • unmistakable,
    • unquestionable,
    • clear,
    • definite,
    • set,
    • decided,
    • patent.
    certain, assured (adjective)
    • Racked,
    • high,
    • self-assured,
    • upbeat,
    • bet on,
    • cocksure,
    • counting on,
    • self-reliant,
    • Expecting,
    • depending on,
    • having faith in,
    • presumptuous,
    • pushy,
    • uppity,
    • expectant.
    cocky (adjective)cocky/cocksure (adjective)
    • overweening,
    • smartier,
    • swollen-headed,
    • more know it all,
    • most hubristic,
    • hubristic,
    • over-weening,
    • smartiest,
    • most know-it-all,
    • most know it all,
    • swollen headed,
    • more hubristic,
    • more know-it-all,
    • most swollen-headed,
    • most swollenheaded,
    • most swaggering,
    • most hotdogging,
    • know it all,
    • over weening,
    • more swollen-headed,
    • most hotshot,
    • more hotdogging,
    • more swaggering,
    • most swollen headed,
    • more hotshot,
    • more swollen headed,
    • smarty pants,
    • more swollenheaded,
    • swollenheaded.
    collected (adjective)complacent (adjective)
    • most self pleased,
    • most selfcontented,
    • more self-pleased,
    • most easy-going,
    • more self contented,
    • self pleased,
    • more selfpleased,
    • most self-pleased,
    • most self contented,
    • selfpleased,
    • most self-contented,
    • self contented,
    • self satisfied,
    • un concerned,
    • more selfcontented,
    • un-concerned,
    • self righteous,
    • most pleased,
    • more easy-going,
    • selfsatisfied,
    • most selfpleased,
    • more self pleased,
    • most easy going,
    • more easy going,
    • more self-contented,
    • selfrighteous,
    • selfcontented.
    composed (adjective)courageous (adjective)dogmatic (adjective)
    • more wrong-headed,
    • un equivocal,
    • more fascistic,
    • most wrong headed,
    • more stiff necked,
    • onesided,
    • most stiff necked,
    • narrow minded,
    • more stiff-necked,
    • wrong headed,
    • more dictative,
    • de-finite,
    • narrowminded,
    • most wrong-headed,
    • stiff necked,
    • stiffnecked,
    • most stiffnecked,
    • more stiffnecked,
    • un-equivocal,
    • one sided,
    • more wrong headed,
    • in-tolerant,
    • high mighty,
    • most fascistic,
    • de finite,
    • in tolerant,
    • most wrongheaded,
    • most stiff-necked,
    • most dictative,
    • more wrongheaded.
    emphatic (adjective)
    • re-sounding,
    • more accented,
    • more telling,
    • most stressed,
    • resounding,
    • ex press,
    • un-mistakable,
    • most accented,
    • re sounding,
    • ex-press,
    • un mistakable,
    • more pronounced,
    • more stressed,
    • most telling,
    • for face.
    encouraged (adjective)
    • more enlivened,
    • in spired,
    • more cheered,
    • more roused,
    • most enlivened,
    • in-spired,
    • more aided,
    • most roused,
    • most aided,
    • most cheered.
    fail-safe (adjective)fearless (adjective)forward (adjective)
    • most bare-faced,
    • bare faced,
    • over assertive,
    • most overassertive,
    • more bare-faced,
    • up-pity,
    • more bare faced,
    • most bare faced,
    • over-assertive,
    • up pity,
    • more overassertive.
    gay (adjective)
    • more gamesome,
    • most fun loving,
    • pleasure seeking,
    • more funloving,
    • most fun-loving,
    • most pleasure-seeking,
    • most gamesome,
    • more fun-loving,
    • fun loving,
    • playful,
    • more pleasure-seeking,
    • most pleasureseeking,
    • hilarious,
    • pleasureseeking,
    • more pleasureseeking,
    • most pleasure seeking,
    • most funloving,
    • funloving,
    • more pleasure seeking,
    • Gamesome,
    • more fun loving,
    • devil may care,
    • most jocund.
    gutsy (adjective)hopeful (adjective)manful (adjective)manly (adjective)
    • jockstrap,
    • red-blooded,
    • colter,
    • Lion-hearted,
    • Heman,
    • jocker,
    • two-fisted,
    • Stout-hearted,
    • masculine,
    • well-built,
    • manful,
    • beefcake.
    optimistic (adjective)Other relevant words: (adjective)
    • easy going,
    • aweless,
    • having nerves of steel,
    • stiff-necked,
    • self-sufficient,
    • no mistake,
    • on top of world,
    • bold,
    • up-beat,
    • over-confident,
    • for a face,
    • fail-safe,
    • assured,
    • dictative,
    • self-pleased,
    • flipper,
    • Presuming,
    • self-contented,
    • unfrightened,
    • overfamiliar,
    • looking on the bright side,
    • bare-faced,
    • bodacious,
    • sure,
    • easy-going,
    • wrong-headed,
    • dogmatic,
    • fun-loving,
    • unfearing,
    • chirpier,
    • cool hand,
    • smart guy,
    • unafraid,
    • emphatic,
    • gay,
    • wrongheaded,
    • authoritative,
    • coming on strong,
    • encouraged,
    • hopeful,
    • chestier,
    • Unscared,
    • hotdogging,
    • smart alecky,
    • overassertive,
    • looking on bright side,
    • fascistic,
    • pumped up,
    • forward,
    • chirpiest,
    • never-failing,
    • cincher,
    • rose-colored,
    • optimistic,
    • chirpy,
    • hotshot,
    • ballsy,
    • free from doubt,
    • composed,
    • secure,
    • brave,
    • collected,
    • complacent,
    • chesty,
    • for a fact,
    • pleasure-seeking,
    • locked on,
    • hotdogger,
    • looking through rose-colored glasses,
    • sanguine.
    plucky (adjective)positive (adjective)presumptuous (adjective)proud (adjective)
    • crowing,
    • conceited,
    • high-handed,
    • huffy,
    • high-and-mighty,
    • swellheaded,
    • cocky,
    • haughty,
    • condescending,
    • vain,
    • grand,
    • Preening,
    • proud,
    • smug,
    • hoity-toity,
    • egoistic,
    • self-glorying,
    • ostentatious,
    • narcissistic.
    rose-colored (adjective)sanguine (adjective)secure (adjective)
    • most shoo-in,
    • cinchest,
    • most shoo in,
    • on ice,
    • more shoo in,
    • shoo in,
    • un anxious,
    • tried true,
    • wellfounded,
    • shooin,
    • more shoo-in,
    • more shooin,
    • nailed down,
    • well founded,
    • un-anxious,
    • unanxious,
    • in bag,
    • in the bag,
    • more unanxious,
    • well-founded,
    • most unanxious,
    • most shooin.
    self-assertive (adjective)self-assured (adjective)self-sufficient (adjective)sure (adjective)
    • more neverfailing,
    • un-qualified,
    • more never-failing,
    • more doubtless,
    • un varying,
    • un changing,
    • most neverfailing,
    • never failing,
    • un wavering,
    • un-wavering,
    • un-faltering,
    • un shaken,
    • un-failing,
    • un qualified,
    • un faltering,
    • for fact,
    • un-changeable,
    • most never-failing,
    • more never failing,
    • un compromising,
    • un-questioning,
    • un-compromising,
    • un questioning,
    • un-varying,
    • neverfailing,
    • un-shakable,
    • un failing,
    • most doubtless,
    • most never failing,
    • un-changing,
    • un-shaken,
    • un changeable,
    • un-questionable.
    trusting (adjective)unafraid (adjective)
    • un-fearing,
    • more unscared,
    • most unfearing,
    • un-afraid,
    • un-scared,
    • un afraid,
    • more unfearing,
    • un frightened,
    • more unfrightened,
    • ballsiest,
    • un fearing,
    • most unscared,
    • having nerves steel,
    • un-frightened,
    • ballsier,
    • un scared,
    • most unfrightened.
    undoubting (adjective)
  • n.

    capable (noun)confident (noun)Other relevant words: (noun)
  • v.

    Other relevant words: (verb)
  • Other synonyms:

    • raffish,
    • smoothly,
    • dignified,
    • presidential,
    • undoubting,
    • forceful,
    • calm,
    • unquestioning,
    • satisfied,
    • assuredly,
    • imperious,
    • unhesitating,
    • rakish,
    • Sure-footed,
    • assertive,
    • unselfconscious,
    • unfaltering.
    competent debonair Other relevant words:
    • flatcar,
    • retard,
    • instantaneously,
    • chipper,
    • intelligent,
    • trade good,
    • authorized,
    • war-ridden,
    • coltish,
    • extensive,
    • hold,
    • lite,
    • whiz,
    • sentient,
    • wiz,
    • genius,
    • elevated,
    • heroic verse,
    • baseless,
    • vocal music,
    • stony,
    • uncivilised,
    • rubicund,
    • aery,
    • granitic,
    • acquaintanceship,
    • attack,
    • effervescing,
    • distinguishable,
    • rosaceous,
    • free-lance,
    • sluggish,
    • chatty,
    • perfectly,
    • essay,
    • sure enough,
    • tried,
    • interpolate,
    • awake,
    • piffling,
    • powerful,
    • disrespectful,
    • horse barn,
    • adoring,
    • self-collected,
    • dull,
    • simpleton,
    • commodity,
    • staunch,
    • novel,
    • delicate,
    • princely,
    • gentlemanlike,
    • rarified,
    • organize,
    • frigid,
    • fairly,
    • onwards,
    • enterprisingness,
    • pharisaical,
    • sportive,
    • gabby,
    • poor,
    • dogged,
    • debate,
    • well-fixed,
    • calorie-free,
    • sic,
    • underbred,
    • heavyset,
    • perfective,
    • avowal,
    • bout,
    • uphold,
    • seemingly,
    • biz,
    • entitle,
    • featherbrained,
    • emphasised,
    • egregious,
    • unshakably,
    • amusing,
    • compressed,
    • divine,
    • despotical,
    • mat,
    • lush,
    • located,
    • change form,
    • sort,
    • alarum,
    • prevenient,
    • cheek,
    • resile,
    • confrere,
    • bullet-headed,
    • silence,
    • extraneous,
    • deep,
    • brace,
    • baseborn,
    • literal,
    • plane,
    • idle,
    • homosexuality,
    • stabilise,
    • fifty-fifty,
    • invigorated,
    • take a hop,
    • lucky,
    • furious,
    • pass,
    • test,
    • hazardous,
    • avid,
    • honest,
    • industrious,
    • all-encompassing,
    • hardiness,
    • depression,
    • clear sailing,
    • lovesome,
    • skillful,
    • gruelling,
    • entire,
    • tested,
    • business firm,
    • wring,
    • melted,
    • cock-a-hoop,
    • decelerate,
    • self-opinionated,
    • mince,
    • matte,
    • calculate,
    • lancinating,
    • statement,
    • initiative,
    • suppurate,
    • slanted,
    • rate,
    • bulletproof,
    • cool it,
    • depository,
    • illume,
    • main,
    • irreverent,
    • crying,
    • heart-to-heart,
    • immobile,
    • vaporing,
    • eminent,
    • efflorescence,
    • not bad,
    • assisted,
    • unregenerate,
    • big,
    • monotonous,
    • savorless,
    • adumbrate,
    • lot,
    • organized religion,
    • green river,
    • weisenheimer,
    • in high spirits,
    • aspirant,
    • daily round,
    • boldness,
    • knifelike,
    • sizeable,
    • manoeuver,
    • champion,
    • well-disposed,
    • neat,
    • all-embracing,
    • uncaring,
    • resonant,
    • on-key,
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1. confident

adjective. ['ˈkɑːnfədənt'] having or marked by confidence or assurance.

  • assured
  • overconfident
  • reassured
  • positive
  • self-assured
  • self-confident
  • confidence
  • diffident
  • deniable
  • uncharged
  • disadvantageous

Words that Rhyme with Confident

  • abandonment
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  • aberrant
  • abhorrent
  • abortifacient
  • abridgement
  • absent
  • absorbent
  • abstinent
  • abundant
  • accelerant
  • accident
  • accompaniment
  • accompaniment
  • accomplishment
  • accountant
  • accouterment
  • accoutrement
  • achievement
  • acknowledgement

How do you pronounce confident?

Pronounce confident as ˈkɑnfədənt.

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Example sentences of the word confident


1. Adjective
Maintain a confident, matter of fact tone, and try to focus on details more than feelings.

Quotes containing the word confident


1. I'm quite a confident person in many ways, but there's only so much you can hear about being compared to Hattie Jacques. For the record, she was a comedy goddess, but she was 25 stone. I hope I'm right in saying I'm not in any way nearly 25 stone.
- Miranda Hart

2. I'm very confident that Nick Hornby always gets it right as a writer. He has the vernacular and passion. He is adroit and dry, and balances humor with the humanity of life.
- Pierce Brosnan

3. My dad instilled in me a great sense of humor. I wasn't bullied at school because my outward attitude was confident, and that helps.
- Warwick Davis

2. self-confident

adjective. ['ˌsɛlfˈkɑːnfədənt'] showing poise and confidence in your own worth.

  • confident (English)
  • confidens (Latin)
  • self- (English)

3. confident

adjective. ['ˈkɑːnfədənt'] not liable to error in judgment or action.

  • insecure
  • neutral
  • pessimistic

4. confident

adjective. ['ˈkɑːnfədənt'] persuaded of; very sure.

  • unsure
  • unsupportive
  • destructive
  • negative
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