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Definition of "confiding" [con•fid•ing]

  • Having a tendency to confide; trusting. (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 "confiding" in a sentence
  • "My husband tells me that working one on one with women makes a familiarity between a man and woman that often leads the women to begin confiding personal confidences."
  • "Much of her time was spent in confiding to her diary her thoughts about Richard, and in gleaning together and treasuring in her memory every scrap of news she could gather concerning him."
  • "Pardon me, Lionel, nor wonder that the expectation of contest with my mother should jar me, when else I should delightedly confess that my best hopes are fulfilled, in confiding my sister to your protection."