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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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Tim Warrington of Landlord.co.uk said: "As consumers widely lose confidence in the housing market - a situation not helped by the recent crisis at Northern Rock - the rental boom that is giving landlords a boost has begun.
Bush's actions apparently did not help him among his party base -- the vast majority of Republicans say it has not affected their level of confidence in Bush and more say it has caused them to lose confidence than gain confidence in him.
"I think some times you just lose confidence and I think its not happening for our team.
Zoellick said: "What's happened is there is a convergence of some events in Europe and the US that has led many market participants to lose confidence in economic leadership of some of the key countries.
Overall the ref did not have a good game, the players seemed to lose confidence in him and the caution count rose in a game that was never particularly dirty.
Watts said: "When you're losing games you lose confidence so if we can string a good game together maybe we can turn them over." The Scots also meet Bangladesh and England before the Oval clashes with New Zealand and South Africa..
If I go too slowly I lose confidence and then I'm not able to drive.
Repeatedly demonize teachers and the public will lose confidence regardless of their personal experiences with their local school.
"We're in big trouble if employers lose confidence that our students are learning basic business knowledge.
But we mustn't lose confidence in the ability of organisers to correct G4S's error and go on to successfully hold the greatest Games on Earth.
Players lose concentration, you can lose a couple of games but must not lose confidence."
Weaknesses in game: Can lose confidence very easily.Pet hate: Inconsistent referees.Best wind-up: At Berwick we were denied a stonewall penalty.