[ US /ˌsɛɫfˈkɑnfədəns/ ]
freedom from doubt; belief in yourself and your abilities
she spoke with authority
his assurance in his superiority did not make him popular
after that failure he lost his confidence
How To Use self-confidence In A Sentence
- You captain the dream team of smart thinkers that shine with self-confidence and boundless energy. The Sun
- Dressed in a silver-patterned silk shirt and tailored trousers, he exudes self-confidence.
- England's wars, waged successfully by humble bowmen as well as knights and noblemen, created among all ranks a self-confidence that warmed English hearts.
- The hole in her shimmery gold nylons from her encounter with the Pekingese didn't add to her self-confidence. KISS AN ANGEL
- Lethargic and lacking self-confidence, he was a quiet dreamer, with interests in theology, art history, and oriental religions.
- I found it intriguing that he used his sharp intellect and self-confidence for the wrong ends. Times, Sunday Times
- Hedman's mind has been more robust than his body, his self-confidence undented by his high-profile mistakes.
- Another advantage though was that it brought her into perfect physical shape, which boosted her self-confidence.
- The truth is that this region is brimming with self-confidence - and with good reason.
- Increased self-confidence can help improve academic achievement.