Synonyms for confidence

Synonyms for (noun) confidence

Synonyms: sureness, assurance, authority, confidence, self-assurance, self-confidence

Definition: freedom from doubt; belief in yourself and your abilities

Usage: his assurance in his superiority did not make him popular; after that failure he lost his confidence; she spoke with authority

Similar words: certainty

Definition: the state of being certain

Usage: his certainty reassured the others


Synonyms: confidence

Definition: a secret that is confided or entrusted to another

Usage: everyone trusted him with their confidences; the priest could not reveal her confidences

Similar words: secret

Definition: something that should remain hidden from others (especially information that is not to be passed on)

Usage: the combination to the safe was a secret; he tried to keep his drinking a secret


Synonyms: confidence

Definition: a feeling of trust (in someone or something)

Usage: I have confidence in our team; confidence is always borrowed, never owned

Similar words: security

Definition: freedom from anxiety or fear

Usage: the watch dog gave her a feeling of security


Synonyms: trust, confidence

Definition: a trustful relationship

Usage: he took me into his confidence; he betrayed their trust

Similar words: friendly relationship, friendship

Definition: the state of being friends (or friendly)


Synonyms: confidence

Definition: a state of confident hopefulness that events will be favorable

Usage: public confidence in the economy

Similar words: hopefulness

Definition: full of hope