confidence noun definition in Confident topic from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary


 noun: Confident topic
[uncountable] a belief in your own ability to do things and be successful He answered the questions with confidence. People often lose confidence when they are criticized. He gained confidence when he went to college. She suffers from a lack of confidence. While girls lack confidence, boys often overestimate their abilities. I didn't have any confidence in myself at school.