confiding

adjective
con·​fid·​ing | \ kən-ˈfī-diŋ How to pronounce confiding (audio) \

Definition of confiding

: tending to confide : trustful

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Other Words from confiding

confidingly \ kən-​ˈfī-​diŋ-​lē How to pronounce confidingly (audio) \ adverb
confidingness noun

Examples of confiding in a Sentence

He spoke in a confiding voice. They've developed a very confiding relationship over the years.

First Known Use of confiding

1797, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of confiding was in 1797

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“Confiding.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/confiding. Accessed 18 Feb. 2020.

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confiding

adjective
How to pronounce confiding (audio)

English Language Learners Definition of confiding

: showing that you trust someone not to tell secret or private information

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