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Another word for confidence

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Noun
  1. Absolute certainty in the trustworthiness of another

      1. Mental acceptance of and conviction in the truth, actuality, or validity of something:
      2. Anything believed or accepted as true; esp., a creed, doctrine, or tenet
      3. Faith, esp. religious faith
      1. The condition of being dependent on a substance such as a drug or on a given behavior:
      2. The condition or fact of being dependent
      3. (Archaic) Trust; reliance.
      1. Loyalty to a person or thing; allegiance:
      2. A set of religious doctrines; a body of dogma:
      3. (--- Christianity) Secure belief in God and a trusting acceptance of God's will viewed as a theological virtue.
      1. The faith, confidence, or trust felt by one who relies:
      2. Anything on which to rely; ground of trust.
      3. Trust, dependence, or confidence
      1. Reliance on something in the future; hope:
      2. An institution or organization directed by trustees:
      3. Firm belief in the integrity, ability, or character of a person or thing; confidence or reliance:
    See also:

    belief

  2. A firm belief in one's own powers

    See also:

    attitude

    belief

  3. The fact or condition of being without doubt

    See also:

    certain

Another word for confidence

Noun
  1. Faith

      1. The faith, confidence, or trust felt by one who relies:
      2. Anything on which to rely; ground of trust.
      3. Trust, dependence, or confidence
      1. Reliance on something in the future; hope:
      2. An institution or organization directed by trustees:
      3. Firm belief in the integrity, ability, or character of a person or thing; confidence or reliance:
      1. The mental act, condition, or habit of placing trust or confidence in another:
      2. Anything believed or accepted as true; esp., a creed, doctrine, or tenet
      3. Mental acceptance of and conviction in the truth, actuality, or validity of something:
    See also:

    faith

  2. Self-assurance

  3. A secret

    See also:

    secret

Synonym Study

  • 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.
  • Self-possession suggests that presence of mind which results from the ability to control one's feelings and behavior
  • 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
  • shy and lacking in self-confidence
  • 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