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The faith, confidence, or trust felt by one who relies:
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  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
Reliance on something in the future; hope:
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  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:
The mental act, condition, or habit of placing trust or confidence in another:
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  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:
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  1. The state of being self-confident
  2. A measure of one's belief in one's own abilities
  3. Confidence in oneself, one's own abilities, etc.
The capacity to rely on one's own capabilities, and to manage one's own affairs; independence not to be dependent.
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  1. The capacity to rely on one's own capabilities, and to manage one's own affairs; independence not to be dependent.
  2. Reliance on one's own capabilities, judgment, or resources; independence.
  3. Reliance on one's own judgment, abilities, etc.
Something said or done to inspire confidence, as a promise, positive statement, etc.; guarantee
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  1. Something said or done to inspire confidence, as a promise, positive statement, etc.; guarantee
  2. A statement or indication that inspires confidence; a guarantee or pledge:
  3. Freedom from doubt; certainty about something:
Calm and self-assured command of one's faculties, feelings, and behavior:
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  1. Calm and self-assured command of one's faculties, feelings, and behavior:
  2. Calmness and composure, especially when under stress
  3. Full possession or control of one's feelings, actions, etc.; self-command; composure
Self-confident assurance; poise:
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  1. Self-confident assurance; poise:
  2. (Ballet) stability; the basic law of ballet.
  3. Self-confidence; poise; composure.
That which causes a balance; a counterweight.
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  1. That which causes a balance; a counterweight.
  2. (Now Rare) A suspension of activity in a condition of balance
  3. Bearing of the body, especially when graceful:
Moral or mental condition with respect to courage, discipline, confidence, enthusiasm, willingness to endure hardship, etc. within a group, in relation to a group, or within an individual
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  1. Moral or mental condition with respect to courage, discipline, confidence, enthusiasm, willingness to endure hardship, etc. within a group, in relation to a group, or within an individual
  2. The state of the spirits of a person or group as exhibited by confidence, cheerfulness, discipline, and willingness to perform assigned tasks:
  3. The capacity of people to maintain belief in an institution or a goal, or even in oneself and others.
The quality of being fearless.
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(Typography) The relative weight of a font; the thickness of its strokes.
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  1. (Typography) The relative weight of a font; the thickness of its strokes.
  2. The state of being bold; courage; presumptuousness.
Impudence or insolence.
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  1. Impudence or insolence.
  2. Boldness and daring.
  3. Boldness, daring, fortitude, vigor, etc.
The thing determined upon; decision as to future action; resolve
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  1. The thing determined upon; decision as to future action; resolve
  2. A formal statement of a decision or expression of opinion put before or adopted by an assembly such as the US Congress.
  3. A firm decision to do something:
The quality of being intrepid; bravery.
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  1. The quality of being intrepid; bravery.
(Uncountable) The property of being sure, certainty.
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  1. (Uncountable) The property of being sure, certainty.
  2. (Uncountable) The property of being sure, deft, confident of ability.
Something that is assured or believed to be true:
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  1. Something that is assured or believed to be true:
  2. The state of being certain or convinced of something; complete assurance; confidence:
  3. A feeling of absolute sureness or conviction
The state of being found or proved guilty:
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  1. The state of being found or proved guilty:
  2. The state or appearance of being convinced:
  3. The act or process by which a judge or jury finds someone guilty of an offense. See also judgment.
Belief in oneself; self-respect
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  1. Belief in oneself; self-respect
  2. Undue pride in oneself; conceit
  3. Confidence in one's own worth; self-respect.
The quality or state of being tenacious
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  1. The quality or state of being tenacious
The ability to meet a challenge or persevere under demanding circumstances; determination or resolve:
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  1. The ability to meet a challenge or persevere under demanding circumstances; determination or resolve:
  2. Good temperament and character.
  3. Quality of character or temperament; esp., high quality of character; spirit; courage; ardor
Strength of mind that allows one to endure pain or adversity with courage.
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  1. Strength of mind that allows one to endure pain or adversity with courage.
  2. The strength to bear misfortune, pain, etc. calmly and patiently; firm courage
Confidence; assurance:
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  1. Confidence; assurance:
  2. The fact, quality, or state of being certain, especially:
  3. The quality of being established as true:
The state or characteristic of being resolute; determination or resolution.
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  1. The state or characteristic of being resolute; determination or resolution.
A final ruling by a court or agency; the cessation of an interest in property or of a power granted by law. A final ruling by a court or agency; the cessation of an interest in property or of a power granted by law.
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  1. A final ruling by a court or agency; the cessation of an interest in property or of a power granted by law. A final ruling by a court or agency; the cessation of an interest in property or of a power granted by law.
  2. The settling of a question or case by an authoritative decision or pronouncement, especially by a judicial body:
  3. The ascertaining or fixing of the quantity, quality, position, or character of something:
  1. Boldness
  2. Audacious bravery; boldness.
  3. Bold courage
A force or principle believed to animate humans and often to endure after departing from the body of a person at death; the soul.
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  1. A force or principle believed to animate humans and often to endure after departing from the body of a person at death; the soul.
  2. Strong loyalty or dedication:
  3. A person as characterized by a stated quality:
An excessive degree of confidence
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(Informal) The quality of being cocky
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  1. (Informal) The quality of being cocky
The quality or state of being arrogant; overbearing pride or self-importance
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  1. The quality or state of being arrogant; overbearing pride or self-importance
Resourceful courage and daring in the face of difficulties; spirit.
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  1. Resourceful courage and daring in the face of difficulties; spirit.
  2. An animal's heart, liver, lungs, and windpipe, used for food
  3. The heart, liver, windpipe, and lungs of a slaughtered animal.
The effect or sound of smashing or splashing
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  1. The effect or sound of smashing or splashing
  2. Dietary approaches to stop hypertension; a diet for lowering high blood pressure, emphasizing the consumption of foods low in saturated fats, trans fats, and sodium and high in fiber and protein, especially fruits, vegetables, whole grains, and low-fat dairy products.
  3. In Morse and similar codes, the long sound or signal used in combination with the dot and silent intervals to represent letters or numbers.
Any of several sandstones with large, sharp grains, often used for grindstones
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  1. Any of several sandstones with large, sharp grains, often used for grindstones
  2. A coarse hard sandstone used for making grindstones and millstones.
  3. (Informal) Indomitable spirit; pluck.
The state or quality of being cool.
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  1. The state or quality of being cool.
  2. A cool place, part, or time:
  3. (Slang) Cool, dispassionate attitude or manner
Emotional constitution, basic disposition, or character:
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  1. Emotional constitution, basic disposition, or character:
  2. The human heart considered as the center or source of emotions, personality attributes, etc.
  3. The repository of one's deepest and sincerest feelings and beliefs:
Willpower, courage, determination, etc.
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  1. Willpower, courage, determination, etc.
  2. The column of bones along the center of the back of vertebrate animals, including humans, made up of separate bones connected by the spinal cord, ligaments, and disk-shaped cartilage; spine
  3. Strength of character; determination:
Emotional control; coolness in danger; courage
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  1. Emotional control; coolness in danger; courage
  2. A sore point or sensitive subject:
  3. Any of the cordlike bundles of fibers made up of neurons through which sensory stimuli and motor impulses pass between the brain or other parts of the central nervous system and the eyes, glands, muscles, and other parts of the body. Nerves form a network of pathways for conducting information throughout the body.
(Vulgar Slang) Ejaculated semen.
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  1. (Vulgar Slang) Ejaculated semen.
  2. A kind of wood or fungus that smolders when ignited; punk
  3. (Informal) Courage; spirit
(Informal) Shameless audacity; impudence; brass
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  1. (Informal) Shameless audacity; impudence; brass
  2. (Slang) Nearly arrogant courage; utter audacity, effrontery or impudence; supreme self-confidence; exaggerated self-opinion;
  3. Utter nerve; effrontery:
A communication made under certain circumstances, as in a legislative proceeding, such that it is not actionable as slander or libel
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  1. A communication made under certain circumstances, as in a legislative proceeding, such that it is not actionable as slander or libel
  2. A communication that one cannot legally be compelled to divulge, as that to a lawyer from a client
Mental acceptance of and conviction in the truth, actuality, or validity of something:
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  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
The condition of being dependent on a substance such as a drug or on a given behavior:
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  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.
Loyalty to a person or thing; allegiance:
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  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.
The faith, confidence, or trust felt by one who relies:
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  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
Reliance on something in the future; hope:
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  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:
(Ballet) stability; the basic law of ballet.
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  1. (Ballet) stability; the basic law of ballet.
  2. Self-confidence; poise; composure.
  3. Self-possession; assurance; poise
(Chiefly British) Insurance, especially life insurance.
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  1. (Chiefly British) Insurance, especially life insurance.
  2. Belief in one's own abilities; self-confidence
  3. Self-confidence:
  1. The state or quality of being confident in oneself.
  2. Confidence in oneself, or in one's own ability, talent, etc.
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  1. The state of being self-confident
  2. A measure of one's belief in one's own abilities
  3. Confidence in oneself or one's own abilities.
Calm and self-assured command of one's faculties, feelings, and behavior:
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  1. Calm and self-assured command of one's faculties, feelings, and behavior:
  2. Confidence in one's own powers
  3. Full possession or control of one's feelings, actions, etc.; self-command; composure
Something said or done to inspire confidence, as a promise, positive statement, etc.; guarantee
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  1. Something said or done to inspire confidence, as a promise, positive statement, etc.; guarantee
  2. Belief in one's own abilities; self-confidence
  3. Freedom from doubt; certainty about something:
The state or quality of being assured.
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  1. The state or quality of being assured.
The fact, quality, or state of being certain, especially:
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  1. The fact, quality, or state of being certain, especially:
  2. The quality of being established as true:
  3. Anything certain; definite act
Something that is assured or believed to be true:
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  1. Something that is assured or believed to be true:
  2. The state of being certain or convinced of something; complete assurance; confidence:
  3. A feeling of absolute sureness or conviction
The state or appearance of being convinced:
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  1. The state or appearance of being convinced:
  2. The state of being found or proved guilty:
  3. (Law) The judgment of a jury or judge that a person is guilty of a crime as charged.
(Uncountable) The quality of being positive; positivity. [from 17th c.]
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  1. (Uncountable) The quality of being positive; positivity. [from 17th c.]
  2. (Countable) The result of being positive
(Uncountable) The property of being sure, certainty.
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  1. (Uncountable) The property of being sure, certainty.
  2. (Uncountable) The property of being sure, deft, confident of ability.
Something beyond doubt; a certainty.
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  1. Something beyond doubt; a certainty.
  2. A pledge or formal promise made to secure against loss, damage, or default; a security.
  3. The person immediately responsible for the debt of another, in the event that the principal fails to meet his responsibility. The person immediately responsible for the debt of another, in the event that the principal fails to meet his responsibility.

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
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