self-confidence

  • 1self-confidence — also self confidence, 1650s, from SELF (Cf. self) + CONFIDENCE (Cf. confidence) …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 2self-confidence — [self′kän′fə dəns] n. confidence in oneself, one s own abilities, etc. SYN. CONFIDENCE self confident adj. self confidently adv …

    English World dictionary

  • 3Self-confidence — Self con fi*dence, n. The quality or state of being self confident; self reliance. [1913 Webster] A feeling of self confidence which supported and sustained him. Beaconsfield. [1913 Webster] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 4self-confidence — *confidence, assurance, self assurance, self possession, aplomb Analogous words: composure, *equanimity: sureness, sanguineness (see corresponding adjectives at CONFIDENT) …

    New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • 5self-confidence — ► NOUN ▪ a feeling of trust in one s abilities, qualities, and judgement. DERIVATIVES self confident adjective self confidently adverb …

    English terms dictionary

  • 6self-confidence — noun uncount the feeling that you can do things well and that people respect you …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 7self-confidence — n. 1) to acquire, gain; display, show; have self confidence 2) to instill self confidence 3) to restore smb. s self confidence 4) to undermine smb. s self confidence 5) the self confidence to + inf. (she doesn t have the self confidence to run… …

    Combinatory dictionary

  • 8Self-confidence — The socio psychological concept of self confidence relates to self assuredness in one s personal judgment, ability, power, etc., sometimes manifested excessively. [The Macquarie Dictionary. Compare The Dictionary of Psychology by Raymond Joseph… …

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  • 9self-confidence — noun ADJECTIVE ▪ enormous, great, supreme ▪ growing, increased ▪ new, renewed ▪ national …

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  • 10self-confidence — N UNCOUNT If you have self confidence, you behave confidently because you feel sure of your abilities or value. With the end of my love affair, I lost all the self confidence I once had... Richard s self confidence is growing steadily. Syn: self… …

    English dictionary

  • 11self-confidence — noun they told Tom he lacked the self confidence to make it as a singer Syn: morale, confidence, self assurance, assurance, assertiveness, self reliance, self possession, composure …

    Thesaurus of popular words

  • 12self-confidence — pasitikėjimas savimi statusas T sritis Kūno kultūra ir sportas apibrėžtis Tikėjimas arba tam tikras tikrumas savo gebėjimu siekti sėkmės, sportininko savivertės išraiška: realistiški jo lūkesčiai, susiję su sėkme. Pasitikėjimas savimi yra… …

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  • 13self-confidence — pasitikėjimas savimi statusas T sritis Kūno kultūra ir sportas apibrėžtis Žmogaus gebėjimas atlikti tuos uždavinius, kuriuos jam kelia gyvenimas ir kuriuos jis kelia pats sau. atitikmenys: angl. self confidence vok. Selbstvertrauen, n rus.… …

    Sporto terminų žodynas

  • 14self-confidence — self confident, adj. self confidently, adv. /self kon fi deuhns, self /, n. 1. realistic confidence in one s own judgment, ability, power, etc. 2. excessive or inflated confidence in one s own judgment, ability, etc. [1630 40] Syn. 1. assurance,… …

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  • 15self-confidence — self con′fidence n. faith in one s own judgment, ability, etc • Etymology: 1630–40 self con′fident, adj. self con′fidently, adv …

    From formal English to slang

  • 16self-confidence — I (Roget s IV) n. Syn. assurance, confidence, self assurance, self reliance; see confidence 2 . See Synonym Study at confidence . II (Roget s 3 Superthesaurus) n. self assurance, inner strength, positive self image, coolness, aplomb. The first… …

    English dictionary for students

  • 17self-confidence — Synonyms and related words: aplomb, arrogance, assurance, assuredness, balance, belief, boastfulness, certitude, cockiness, cocksureness, conceit, confidence, confidentness, conviction, courage, equability, equanimity, equilibrium, face, faith,… …

    Moby Thesaurus

  • 18self-confidence — n 1. self assurance, assurance, confidence, security, self reliance, self dependence; self possession, self control, equanimity, composure, unflappability, coolness, calmness, collectedness. 2. overconfidence, cocksureness, arrogance, front,… …

    A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • 19self-confidence — noun Date: 1609 confidence in oneself and in one s powers and abilities • self confident adjective • self confidently adverb …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 20self-confidence — /sɛlf ˈkɒnfədəns / (say self konfuhduhns) noun confidence in one s own judgement, ability, power, etc., sometimes to an excessive degree …

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