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confidence

EN[ˈkɒnfɪdəns]
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WConfidence
  • Confidence is generally described as a state of being certain either that a hypothesis or prediction is correct or that a chosen course of action is the best or most effective. Self-confidence is having confidence in oneself.
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    Definition of confidence in English Dictionary

  • NounPREcon-SUF-ence
    1. Passive self-assurance.
      1. Expression or feeling of certainty.
        1. The quality of trusting.
          1. Information held in secret.
          2. More Examples
            1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
              • It is calculated to inspire unconstraint and confidence into every breast.
              • Public confidence in politicians must underpin our democracy.
              • He never sought to gain or augment the confidence of his followers by concealing facts, minimising difficulties, or overcolouring expectations.
            2. Used in the Ending of Sentence
              • I must stress that this information is given in strict confidence.
              • ... on standard equipment, options, warranties, safety equipment, fuel-economy ratings and - of course - prices, so you can go kick some tires in confidence.
          • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
            1. Nouns
              • Singularia tantum
                • Uncountable nouns
            Related Links:
            1. fr confidence
            2. en confidences
            3. fr confidences
            4. en confidence men
            5. en confidence man
            Source: Wiktionary
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            Grammatically, this word "confidence" is a noun, more specifically, a singularia tantum.
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