Synonyms for confident

Synonyms for (adjective) confident

Synonyms: sure-footed, surefooted, confident

Definition: not liable to error in judgment or action

Usage: most surefooted of the statesmen who dealt with the depression- Walter Lippman; demonstrates a surefooted storytelling talent- Michiko Kakutani

Similar words: capable

Definition: (usually followed by `of') having capacity or ability

Usage: capable of winning; capable of hard work; capable of walking on two feet


Synonyms: confident, convinced, positive

Definition: persuaded of; very sure

Usage: were convinced that it would be to their advantage to join; I am positive he is lying; was confident he would win

Similar words: sure, certain

Definition: having or feeling no doubt or uncertainty; confident and assured

Usage: felt certain of success; was sure (or certain) she had seen it; was very sure in his beliefs; sure of her friends


Synonyms: confident

Definition: having or marked by confidence or assurance

Usage: a confident speaker; a confident reply; his manner is more confident these days; confident of fulfillment

Similar words: assured

Definition: marked by assurance; exhibiting confidence

Usage: she paints with an assured hand


Similar words: overconfident, positive, cocksure

Definition: marked by excessive confidence

Usage: an arrogant and cocksure materialist; so overconfident and impudent as to speak to the queen; the less he knows the more positive he gets


Similar words: reassured

Definition: having confidence restored; freed from anxiety

Usage: reassured by her praise he pressed on


Similar words: self-assured, self-confident

Definition: showing poise and confidence in your own worth

Usage: hardly more than a boy but firm-knit and self-confident