American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- adj. Marked by assurance, as of success.
- adj. Marked by confidence in oneself; self-assured. See Synonyms at sure.
- adj. Very bold; presumptuous.
- adj. Obsolete Confiding; trustful.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Having strong belief; fully assured.
- Confiding; not entertaining suspicion or distrust.
- Relying on one's self; full of assurance; bold; sometimes, overbold.
- Giving occasion for confidence.
- n. A confidant.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. See confidant.
- adj. having or marked by confidence or assurance
- adj. persuaded of; very sure
- adj. not liable to error in judgment or action
- From Latin confidens ("confident, i.e. self-confident, in good or bad sense, bold, daring, audacious, impudent"), present participle of confidere ("to trust fully, confide"); see confide. (Wiktionary)
- Latin cōnfīdēns, cōnfīdent-, present participle of cōnfīdere, to rely on; see confide. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
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