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Entry Word: confident
Function: adjective
Text: 1 having or showing great faith in oneself or one's abilities <you'll need to be confident--even in the face of rejection--if you want to pursue a career in show business>
Synonyms assured, secure, self-assured, self-confident
Related Words hopeful, optimistic, rosy, sanguine, upbeat; complacent, conceited, egoistic, egotistic (or egotistical), important, overweening, pompous, prideful, proud, self-conceited, self-important, self-satisfied, smug, stuck-up, vain, vainglorious; calm, collected, composed, cool, placid, self-possessed, serene, tranquil, undisturbed, unperturbed
Near Antonyms meek, timid, unassertive; modest, unassuming, unpretentious; jittery, jumpy, nervous
Antonyms diffident, insecure, self-doubting
2 having or showing a mind free from doubt <we were confident that the directions we had been given were accurate> -- see CERTAIN 2