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Synonyms for confidential
ˌkɒn fɪˈdɛn ʃəlcon·fi·den·tial

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  1. confidentialadjective


  2. confidentialadjective

    (meant to be) kept secret within a certain circle of persons; not intended to be known publicly

    The newspaper claims a leaked confidential report by the government admits to problems with corrupt MPs.


Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. confidential

    private, secret, trustworthy, intimate

    public, open, patent, official, treacherous, insidious

Princeton's WordNet

  1. confidentialadjective

    entrusted with private information and the confidence of another

    "a confidential secretary"


    distant, public, unclassified, remote

  2. confidential, secretadjective

    (of information) given in confidence or in secret

    "this arrangement must be kept confidential"; "their secret communications"

    underground, occult, private, surreptitious, orphic, undercover, hugger-mugger, hush-hush, mysterious, secret, hidden, privy, clandestine, secluded, cloak-and-dagger, mystic, unavowed, hole-and-corner(a), mystical

    unclassified, public, remote, distant

  3. confidentialadjective

    denoting confidence or intimacy

    "a confidential approach"; "in confidential tone of voice"


    distant, remote, unclassified, public

  4. confidentialadjective

    the level of official classification for documents next above restricted and below secret; available only to persons authorized to see documents so classified


    remote, distant, unclassified, public

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. confidentialadjective

    private, not to be disclosed, not to be communicated

  2. confidentialadjective

    trusty, faithful, to be trusted

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How to use confidential in a sentence?

  1. District Judge Amit Mehta:

    My experience is that they are going to designate all or nearly all of the information that they produce as highly confidential, that’s what’s going to happen.

  2. Jeb Bush:

    And then you have Hillary Clinton, who was the secretary of state dealing with confidential information, with classified information, thinking it was OK to use a private server? Thinking that her server would be safer than the State Department's firewalls? we need a president that recognizes there are threats in the 21st century that are dramatically different than of 30 years ago.

  3. Debra Katz:

    What I can speak to is when victims of sexual assault and violence go to their Congress people -- when they go to their senators and they ask for their information to be confidential, I think that that's a request that needs to be respected.

  4. Townsend Group:

    Pricing fine art in his experiences as a Gallerist is based on the demand of the work as well and the intrinsic value of it, his feeling is that within each piece – as with every artist, sales are always confidential to protect the privacy of the collector, this is standard practice for transactions in galleries as well as auction houses.

  5. Dawn Laguens:

    What Cecile Richards said yesterday was what she apologized for was that those were clinical comments in a non-clinical, non-confidential setting and we talked to those doctors about that.

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