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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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When you're as great a player as he is, you don't lose confidence.
If horses really lose confidence when they're beaten and gain confidence when they're winning, then Free House probably repaired the psychic damage of the Triple Crown with one quick lap of Hollywood Park on Sunday.
The food industry continues to be subject to recalls if products become adulterated or misbranded, liability if product consumption causes injury, ingredient disclosure and labeling laws and regulations and the possibility that consumers could lose confidence in the safety and quality of certain food products.
McCloud's struggles caused the veteran forward to lose confidence.
And a lot of times when you don't get minutes you lose confidence.
Manipulative naked short selling by broker-dealers operates as a fraud on the market causing investors to lose confidence in the fairness and legitimacy of OTC markets," Cromwell wrote in his petition.
As the bout wore on and his fighter didn't fall apart, though, he could see Tyson lose confidence.
While the National Party's departure is not expected to be hugely disruptive to the country's bureaucracy, the question remains whether whites, who control much of the country's wealth, will lose confidence in the government or begin to believe they have no voice.
As business continues to proliferate on-line, the rise of fraud and phishing attacks threatens the very fabric of on-line commerce, and customers continue to lose confidence in the integrity of on-line transactions," said Ori Eisen, the company's founder, president and CEO, and former head of worldwide fraud prevention at American Express.
According to the Society of Women Engineers (SWE), girls lose confidence in science- and math-based subjects between the 6th and 8th grades.