Self-confident
Self-confident Self`-con"fi*dent, a. Confident of one's own strength or powers; relying on one's judgment or ability; self-reliant. -- {Self`-con"fi*dent*ly}, adv. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • self-confident — 1610s, from SELF (Cf. self) + CONFIDENT (Cf. confident). Related: self confidently …   Etymology dictionary

  • self-confident — adjective feeling that you can do things well and that people respect you: He s a lot more self confident since he met Anna …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • self-confident — adj sure that you can do things well, that people like you etc ≠ ↑shy >self confidently adv >self confidence n [U] …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • self-confident — self confidence ► NOUN ▪ a feeling of trust in one s abilities, qualities, and judgement. DERIVATIVES self confident adjective self confidently adverb …   English terms dictionary

  • self-confident — index positive (confident) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • self-confident — [adj] secure with oneself assured, fearless, hotdog*, hotshot*, knowit all*, poised, sanguine, self assured, selfreliant, sure of oneself, undoubtful; concept 404 Ant. humble, insecure, meek, unselfconfident, unsure …   New thesaurus

  • self-confident — adjective showing poise and confidence in your own worth (Freq. 2) hardly more than a boy but firm knit and self confident • Syn: ↑self assured • Similar to: ↑confident • Derivationally related forms: ↑self c …   Useful english dictionary

  • self-confident — ADJ GRADED Someone who is self confident behaves confidently because they feel sure of their abilities or value. She d blossomed into a self confident young woman. Syn: self assured …   English dictionary

  • self-confident — UK / US adjective feeling that you can do things well and that people respect you He s a lot more self confident since he met Anna …   English dictionary

  • self-confident — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) adj. self reliant or assured, sure of oneself, poised, cocky, cocksure, smug. See certainty, inexcitability. II (Roget s IV) modif. Syn. fearless, secure, self assured; see confident 2 . III (Roget s… …   English dictionary for students

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