What does the word confidence mean?

Usage examples for confidence

  1. The brave fellow spoke such words of comfort, and gave such confidence, that we became more easy in our mind. – Bagh O Bahar, Or Tales of the Four Darweshes by Mir Amman of Dihli
  2. He walked on quietly like a man who seems filled with confidence in his own future. – The Progressionists, and Angela. by Conrad von Bolanden
  3. And Toby's hand came out to him in sudden confidence. – Charles Rex by Ethel M. Dell