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 Dictionary entry overview: What does self-confidence mean? 

  The noun SELF-CONFIDENCE has 1 sense:

1. freedom from doubt; belief in yourself and your abilities

  Familiarity information: SELF-CONFIDENCE used as a noun is very rare.

 Dictionary entry details 


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Freedom from doubt; belief in yourself and your abilities

Classified under:

Nouns denoting cognitive processes and contents


assurance; confidence; self-assurance; self-confidence; sureness; authority

Context examples:

his assurance in his superiority did not make him popular / after that failure he lost his confidence / she spoke with authority

Hypernyms ("self-confidence" is a kind of...):

certainty (the state of being certain)


certain; sure (having or feeling no doubt or uncertainty; confident and assured)

incertain; uncertain; unsure (lacking or indicating lack of confidence or assurance)

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