We are placing our confidence in you to get the job done.
Take me into your confidence.
An example of confidence is the belief that the sun will rise tomorrow morning.
An example of confidence is a student feeling positive and prepared for a test they are about to take.
An example of confidence is a friend telling you they are pregnant before telling anyone else.
A confidence scheme; a confidence trickster.
Told in strict confidence.
I took them into my confidence.
I have every confidence that we can find a solution.
The engineers determined with confidence that the ship could withstand heavy seas.
A friend does not betray confidences.
I am telling you this in strict confidence.
Other Word Forms
Origin of confidence
- From Middle French confidence, from Latin confidentia > confidere > con- + fidere > fides