self–confidence

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noun self–con·fi·dence \-ˈkän-fə-dən(t)s, -ˌden(t)s\

Definition of self–confidence

  1. :  confidence in oneself and in one's powers and abilities

self–confident

play \-fə-dənt, -ˌdent\ adjective

self–confidently

adverb

SELF–CONFIDENCE Defined for Kids

self–confidence

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noun self–con·fi·dence \ˈself-ˈkän-fə-dəns\

Definition of self–confidence for Students

  1. :  someone's confidence in himself or herself and in his or her own abilities


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