- Included in Eastons: No
- Included in Hitchcocks: No
- Included in Naves: No
- Included in Smiths: No
- Included in Websters: Yes
- Included in Strongs: Yes
- Included in Thayers: Yes
- Included in BDB: Yes
1. Having full belief; trusting; relying; fully assured.
I am confident that much may be cone towards the improvement of philosophy.
The troops rush on, confident of success.
2. Positive; dogmatical; as a confident talker.
3. Trusting; without suspicion.
Rome, be as just and gracious unto me, as I am confident and kind to thee.
4. Bold to a vice; having an excess of assurance.
The fool rageth and is confident Proverbs 14:16.
CON'FIDENT, noun One entrusted with secrets; a confidential or bosom friend.
[This word has been usually, but improperly, written confidant. I have followed the regular English orthography, as Coxe and Mitford have done.]
1. Enjoying the confidence of another; trusty; that may be safely trusted; as a confidential friend.
2. That is to be treated or kept in confidence; private; as a confidential matter.
3. Admitted to a special confidence.
CONFIDEN'TIALLY, adverb In confidence; in reliance or secrecy.
CON'FIDENTLY, adverb With firm trust; with strong assurance; without doubt or wavering of opinion; positively; as, to believe confidently; to assert confidently
CON'FIDENTNESS, noun Confidence; the quality or state of having full reliance.