[kon-fi-den-shuh l] /ˌkɒn fɪˈdɛn ʃəl/
spoken, written, acted on, etc., in strict privacy or secrecy; secret:
a confidential remark.
indicating confidence or intimacy; imparting private matters:
a confidential tone of voice.
having another’s trust or confidence; entrusted with secrets or private affairs:
a confidential secretary.
spoken, written, or given in confidence; secret; private
entrusted with another’s confidence or secret affairs: a confidential secretary
suggestive of or denoting intimacy: a confidential approach
1759, from Latin confidentia (see confidence) + -al (1). Related: Confidentiality; confidentially.
[kon-fer-mey-shuh n] /ˌkɒn fərˈmeɪ ʃən/ noun 1. the act of . 2. the state of being . 3. something that , as a corroborative statement or piece of evidence: His birth certificate served as confirmation of his citizenship. 4. a rite administered to baptized persons, in some churches as a sacrament for and strengthening the […]
[kuh n-fur-muh-tawr-ee, -tohr-ee] /kənˈfɜr məˌtɔr i, -ˌtoʊr i/ adjective 1. serving to ; corroborative.
[kuh n-flik-ting] /kənˈflɪk tɪŋ/ adjective 1. being in or disagreement; not compatible: conflicting viewpoints. /kənˈflɪktɪŋ/ adjective 1. clashing; contradictory: conflicting rumours
[non-kuh n-fawr-muh ns] /ˌnɒn kənˈfɔr məns/ noun 1. lack of conformity.