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self-confidence

Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun Confidence in oneself or one's own abilities.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun Confidence in one's own judgment or ability; reliance on one's own observation, opinions, or powers, without other aid.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun The quality or state of being self-confident; self-reliance.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun The state of being self-confident
  • noun A measure of one's belief in one's own abilities

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun freedom from doubt; belief in yourself and your abilities

Etymologies

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self- +‎ confidence

Examples

  • The knowledge that one's mentality has been broadened out by college training, that one has discovered his possibilities, not only adds wonderfully to one's happiness, but also increases one's self-confidence immeasurably, and _self-confidence is the lever that moves the world_.

    Pushing to the Front

  • Putting yourself out there in weekend meets requires a lot of self-confidence, which is lacking at this age, she says.

    Young Runners

  • Students have developed their written, oral and social skills as well as gaining motivation and self-confidence, which is reflected in their school work.

    WalesOnline - Home

  • The evolving relationship is also marked by a rise in Polish self-confidence after years of membership in NATO and the European Union, an enhanced status underlined by the fact that Warsaw is preparing to take over the rotating presidency of the EU in July.

    The Seattle Times

  • The evolving relationship is also marked by a rise in Polish self-confidence after years of membership in NATO and the European Union, an enhanced status underlined by the fact that Warsaw is preparing to take over the rotating presidency of the EU in July.

    The Seattle Times

  • "I have great faith in fools - my friends call it self-confidence."

    The Globe and Mail - Home RSS feed

  • The evolving relationship is also marked by a rise in Polish self-confidence after years of membership in NATO and the European Union, an enhanced status underlined by the fact that Warsaw is preparing to take over the rotating presidency of the EU in July.

    The Seattle Times

  • I don’t want it to be so bad that it will break your self-confidence, which is attractive + is fine is founded on positive virtues, work, courage ect. but if you are selfish it had better be broken early.

    A Life in Letters

  • I don’t want it to be so bad that it will break your self-confidence, which is attractive + is fine is founded on positive virtues, work, courage ect. but if you are selfish it had better be broken early.

    A Life in Letters

  • He had a sunny self-confidence that suited voters during a difficult decade.

    The Good Fight

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  • Most Wordies lack self-confidence.

    September 1, 2008

  • They do?

    Oh! They do!

    September 1, 2008

  • But they don't have anxieties either.

    September 2, 2008

  • No. They are nonexistent here (so far).

    September 2, 2008

  • Sionnach has anxiety. I think it's mainly me he worries about :-(

    September 2, 2008