a secret that is confided or entrusted to another
"everyone trusted him with their confidences"
"the priest could not reveal her confidences"
a trustful relationship
"he took me into his confidence"
"he betrayed their trust"
a state of confident hopefulness that events will be favorable
"public confidence in the economy"
a feeling of trust (in someone or something)
"I have confidence in our team"
"confidence is always borrowed, never owned"
freedom from doubt
belief in yourself and your abilities
"his assurance in his superiority did not make him popular"
"after that failure he lost his confidence"
"she spoke with authority"
- self assurance - self confidence