confiding

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

Definition of confiding

: tending to confide : trustful

Other Words from confiding

confidingly \ kən-​ˈfī-​diŋ-​lē How to pronounce confiding (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

History and Etymology for confiding

from present participle of confide

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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 27 Jun. 2022.

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