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confidence

(Faith), noun affiance, aplomb, boldness, certainty, certitude, cocksureness, conviction, courage, credence, credulity, fides, fiducia, firm belief, heart, intrepidity, morale, nerve, optimism, poise, positiveness, reliance, security, sureness, surety, trust
Foreign phrases: Multa fidem promissa levant.Many prommses lessen confidence. Fides servanda est. Good faith must be observed.

confidence

(Relation of trust), noun assurance of seerecy, classified communication, concealment, confidential communication, confidential matter, intimacy, personal matter, privacy, private, private affair, privileged communiiation, secrecy, secret, secret communication
Associated concepts: attorney-client confidence, confidential communications, husband-wife confidence, physiciannatient confidence, priest-penitent confidence
See also: assurance, belief, certification, certitude, credence, credibility, credit, faith, outlook, prospect, reliance, secret, weight

confidence

see BREACH OF CONFIDENCE.
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Nowhere along the way did teammates question his shooting, nor did Bryant lose confidence.
When you have had a stay you lose confidence and are perhaps not as active.
If we lose confidence now, start losing matches and see our nine-point cushion reduced, then we could be dragged into the relegation fight.
Guys lose confidence when they don't get playing time.
If we lose confidence and start losing matches then we could be dragged into it.
Lib Dem leader Charles Kennedy asked: "Just what does it take for the Prime Minister to lose confidence in his Transport Secretary?
At times he has been knocked by Galaxy coach Sigi Schmid for not training hard enough, and he has been a player who seemed to lose confidence with the few meaningless minutes he's had in the past.
Therefore, dip buyers have less fire power and lose confidence as they go out on a limb, only to see it sawed off time after time.
But we shouldn't exaggerate or people may lose confidence when they shouldn't lose confidence.
Mandella said he didn't lose confidence when Event of the Year finished third to Run Man Run in the Malibu Stakes - spoiling what had been a 4-for-4 record - and second to Dixie Dot Com in the San Fernando.
If you put one in the entire time, the other one tends to lose confidence if she sits out and I don't want that to happen.