Adjective "self-confident" definition and examples

Pronunciation

/ˌsɛlfˈkɒnfɪd(ə)nt/

Definitions and examples

adjective

Trusting in one's abilities, qualities, and judgement.
  1. 'It has also been suggested that consumers who complain tend to be more self-confident and assertive.'
  2. 'As we get older, most of us become wiser and more self-confident.'
  3. 'You become brave, you become calm, you become self-confident and your mind is clear.'

Definitions

noun

1. realistic confidence in one's own judgment, ability, power, etc.

2. excessive or inflated confidence in one's own judgment, ability, etc.

More examples(as adjective)

"people can be self-confident in arts."

"people can be self-confident."

"economists can be self-confident."

"societies can be self-confident."

"nations can be self-confident."

More examples++

Origin

(self-confidence)