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Synonyms for self-confidence

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. assurance, self-assurance, confidence, self-confidence, authority, sureness(noun)

    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"

    Synonyms:
    potency, pledge, sanction, dominance, assurance, authorization, trust, say-so, self-assurance, federal agency, agency, bureau, sureness, confidence, government agency, office, authority, authorisation

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. self-confidence

    Assurance may have the good sense of a high, sustained confidence and trust; as, the saint's assurance of heaven. Confidence is founded upon reasons; assurance is largely a matter of feeling. In the bad sense, assurance is a vicious courage, with belief of one's ability to outwit or defy others; the hardened criminal is remarkable for habitual assurance. For the calm conviction of one's own rectitude and ability, self-confidence is a better word than assurance; self-reliance expresses confidence in one's own resources, independently of others' aid. In the bad sense assurance is less gross than impudence, which is (according to its etymology) a shameless boldness. Assurance is in act or manner; impudence may be in speech. Effrontery is impudence defiantly displayed. Compare FAITH; PRIDE.

    Synonyms:
    arrogance, assertion, assumption, assurance, boldness, confidence, effrontery, impudence, presumption, self-assertion, self-reliance, trust

    Antonyms:
    bashfulness, confusion, consternation, dismay, distrust, doubt, doubt, hesitancy, misgiving, shyness, timidity

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    self-esteem, confidence, self-assurance, self-worth, assertiveness

How to pronounce self-confidence?

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How to say self-confidence in sign language?

  1. selfconfidence

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How to use self-confidence in a sentence?

  1. William Jennings Bryan:

    The way to develop self-confidence is to do the thing you fear and get a record of successful experiences behind you. Destiny is not a matter of chance, it is a matter of choice it is not a thing to be waited for, it is a thing to be achieved.

  2. Francois Maurice Mitterrand:

    If you do not have self confidence , then you are twice defeated in the race of life ,but with confidence you have won even before you have started.

  3. Stephanie Donaldson-Pressman:

    The cost is enormous, the data shows that homework over this level is not only not beneficial to children's grades or GPA, but there's really a plethora of evidence that it's detrimental to their attitude about school, their grades, their self-confidence, their social skills and their quality of life.

  4. Emeasoba George:

    Hopefulness leads to overcoming hopelessness and self-confidence brings about belief in oneself or your own self. So come on, be hopeful and dare to believe in your own self as well. -Emeasoba George

  5. Arnold Schwarzenegger:

    Self-confidence is something caught and not taught. And, risk-running and chance-taking are the only ways to catch it.


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