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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)

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.

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."