Another word for confidence
self-confidence, self-reliance, assurance, self-possession, aplomb, poise, morale, fearlessness, boldness, hardihood, resolution, firmness, stoutheartedness, intrepidity, sureness, certitude, conviction, faith in oneself, self-esteem, tenacity, mettle, fortitude, Ã©lan, certainty, resoluteness, determination, daring, spirit, overconfidence, cockiness, arrogance, pluck*, dash*, grit*, cool*, heart*, backbone*, nerve*, spunk*, chutzpah*; see also courage 1, determination 2.
private matter, personal matter, privileged communication, confidential information; see secret.
confidence, in this comparison, implies belief in one's own abilities, or, esp. in the form self-confidence, reliance on one's own powers he has confidence he will succeed; shy and lacking in self-confidence; assurance, in this connection, suggests an even stronger belief in one's ability, but in an unfavorable sense, it may connote (as may, occasionally, confidence) conceited or arrogant self-sufficiency; self-possession suggests that presence of mind which results from the ability to control one's feelings and behavior; aplomb refers, usually in a favorable sense, to an evident assurance of manner manifesting self-possession she stood her ground with admirable aplomb See also syn. study at belief.
Another word for confidencenoun
Absolute certainty in the trustworthiness of another:belief, dependence, faith, reliance, trust. See belief
A firm belief in one's own powers:aplomb, assurance, self-assurance, self-confidence, self-possession. See attitude, belief
The fact or condition of being without doubt:assurance, assuredness, certainty, certitude, conviction, positiveness, sureness, surety. See certain