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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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Universal laws do not fail, and this gives confidence.
Economic confidence rose last week among various demographic and political subgroups, including some that have been pessimistic about the economy this year.
Along party lines, 84 percent of Democrats trust the executive branch and 71 percent have faith in the judiciary while only 18 percent of Republicans have confidence in the executive branch and 51 percent approve of the judiciary.
UNDERCONFIDENT TEENS JESSICA, who has just won another gold medal at the World Championships in Beijing, has joined a host of other celebrities, including Davina McCall and Melvyn Bragg, to highlight the importance of confidence for young people as part of October's Confidence Month.
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The first quarter 2014 report showed an increase in the Overall Confidence Index to 9.
Austrade s General Manager and Head of Investment, Jane Madden said, This surge in confidence has signalled that the investment environment has become more favourable for 2014.
The increase observed in January comes mainly from improved confidence in the services sector (+1.
Underlying the global number were sizeable movements at the regional and local levels, with rising confidence in developed markets offset by weakened confidence in emerging markets," the report states.
The Trait Sport Confidence Inventory [21] was developed to assess how confident athletes generally feel, when they compete in sport.
According to Adri Vermeulen, Chief Executive of PPS Namibia, while the overall confidence level among Namibian graduate professionals fell 2 percentage points to 67% from the previous three months, it should also be borne in mind that overall confidence levels continue to remain high.
In the study by Smith (2013) in this issue on readmissions in patients with congestive heart failure (CHF), some results were reported with confidence intervals, abbreviated CI.