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confidences, plural;
  1. The feeling or belief that one can rely on someone or something; firm trust
    • - we had every confidence in the staff
    • - he had gained the young man's confidence
  2. The state of feeling certain about the truth of something
    • - it is not possible to say with confidence how much of the increase in sea levels is due to melting glaciers
  3. A feeling of self-assurance arising from one's appreciation of one's own abilities or qualities
    • - she's brimming with confidence
    • - he would walk up those steps with a confidence he didn't feel
  4. The telling of private matters or secrets with mutual trust
    • - someone with whom you may raise your suspicions in confidence
  5. A secret or private matter told to someone under such a condition of trust
    • - the girls exchanged confidences about their parents

  1. assurance: freedom from doubt; belief in yourself and your abilities; "his assurance in his superiority did not make him popular"; "after that failure he lost his confidence"; "she spoke with authority"
  2. a feeling of trust (in someone or something); "I have confidence in our team"; "confidence is always borrowed, never owned"
  3. a state of confident hopefulness that events will be favorable; "public confidence in the economy"
  4. a trustful relationship; "he took me into his confidence"; "he betrayed their trust"
  5. a secret that is confided or entrusted to another; "everyone trusted him with their confidences"; "the priest could not reveal her confidences"
  6. (confident) having or marked by confidence or assurance; "a confident speaker"; "a confident reply"; "his manner is more confident these days"; "confident of fulfillment"
  7. Confidence is generally described as a state of being certain either that a hypothesis or prediction is correct or that a chosen course of action is the best or most effective. Self-confidence is having confidence in oneself. ...
  8. Bizalom (Confidence) is a 1980 black and white Hungarian film directed by István Szabó. The film is set in World War II involving a couple escaping from the Nazis. ...
  9. Confidence is a 2003 film starring Edward Burns, Dustin Hoffman and Rachel Weisz, directed by James Foley, and written by Doug Jung
  10. Confidence is the third LP released by the Reggae artist Gentleman.
  11. Confidence is a 1933 animated short subject, produced by Walter Lantz, directed by Bill Nolan, and featuring Oswald the Lucky Rabbit. In the film, Oswald is a farmer whose farm falls prey to the ominous influence of the Great Depression (personified as a dark, shadowy figure). ...
  12. Confidence is a novel by Henry James, first published as a serial in Scribner's Monthly in 1879 and then as a book later the same year. This light and somewhat awkward comedy centers on artist Bernie Longueville, scientist Gordy Wright, and the sometimes inscrutable heroine, Angie Vivian. ...
  13. Self-assurance; Expression or feeling of certainty; The quality of trusting; Information held in secret
  14. (Confident) Most backpackers are used to striking up a conversation with many different types of people and revel in different situations.
  15. A belief that a deliverable will perform in the way expected or claimed (i.e. properly, trustworthy, enforce security policy, reliably, effectively). ...
  16. A yet-to-be-implemented value representing the degree of certainty in the identification of a given mass and time tag
  17. Confidence of rule “B given A” is a measure of how much more likely it is that B occurs when A has occurred. It is expressed as a percentage, with 100% meaning B always occurs if A has occurred. Statisticians refer to this as the conditional probability of B given A. ...
  18. Speech recognizers provide an ordered list of possible things a caller may have said, each of which has number defining how sure the system is that the caller actually said that utterance.
  19. Sport psychologists help athletes with self-confidence. To perform beyond what they have accomplished before, athletes need to believe that they are capable of going further.
  20. The feeling you have before understanding the situation. Confidence is the paradise of fools. Paranoid optimism is a preferred state.
  21. The belief in oneself, teammates, team and plays.
  22. trick From Sterwiki A confidence trick, confidence game, or con for short (also known as a scam) is an attempt to intentionally mislead a person or persons (known as the mark) usually with the goal of financial or other gain.
  23. (Tibetan: "Ziji"): "shining out, rejoicing while remaining dignified", "free from competition or one-upsmanship," "possessing an unwavering state of mind that needs no reference point." (pg 85-86)
  24. The probability that the result returned by the speech engine matches what a speaker said. Speech engines generally return confidence scores that reflect the probability; the higher the score, the more likely the engine's result is correct.
  25. Confidence is one of the sixteen elements of strength, power or capacity of a community or organization. See: Elements of Community Strength. While expressed in individuals, how much confidence is shared among the community as a whole? ...