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Definition of "confident" []

  • Marked by assurance, as of success. (adjective)
  • Marked by confidence in oneself; self-assured. See Synonyms at sure. (adjective)
  • Very bold; presumptuous. (adjective)
  • Obsolete Confiding; trustful. (adjective)
  • Having or showing confidence or certainty; sure (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

  • Sure of oneself; bold (adjective)
  • Presumptuous; excessively bold (adjective)

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Use "confident" in a sentence
  • "V. iv.8 (521,1) the confident tyrant/Keeps still in Dunsinane, and will endure/Our setting down before't] He was _confident_ of success; so"
  • "Tom Quinn, a longtime political adviser, said Mr. Brown began the term confident that what had worked before would again."
  • "On top, her expression confident, Sumi lowered her head."