Simple Definition of confident
: having a feeling or belief that you can do something well or succeed at something : having confidence
: showing that you have confidence
: certain that something will happen or that something is true
Examples of confident
I am confident about my ability to do the job.
The players seem more relaxed and confident this season.
He has become more confident in his Spanish-speaking skills.
They have a confident air about them.
We are confident that conditions will improve soon.
Origin of confident
Latin confident-, confidens, from present participle of confidere
First Known Use: circa 1567
Rhymes with confident
accident, aliment, Blaenau Gwent, circumvent, compartment, complement, compliment, devilment, diffident, discontent, document, evident, heaven-sent, implement, incident, instrument, Jack-a-Lent, malcontent, nonevent, Occident, ornament, orient, provident, regiment, reinvent, represent, re-present, resident, Saint-Laurent, sediment, self-content, subsequent, supplement
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