[self-kon-fi-duh ns, self-] /ˌsɛlfˈkɒn fɪ dəns, ˈsɛlf-/
realistic confidence in one’s own judgment, ability, power, etc.
excessive or inflated confidence in one’s own judgment, ability, etc.
confidence in one’s own powers, judgment, etc
noun 1. the act of confining. 2. the state of being confined. 3. the lying-in of a woman in childbed; accouchement; childbirth. 4. Military. incarceration in a guardhouse or prison while awaiting trial or as a punishment (distinguished from arrest). noun 1. the act of confining or the state of being confined 2. the period […]
verb (used with object), confined, confining. 1. to enclose within bounds; limit or restrict: She confined her remarks to errors in the report. Confine your efforts to finishing the book. 2. to shut or keep in; prevent from leaving a place because of imprisonment, illness, discipline, etc.: For that offense he was confined to quarters […]
[kon-fer-mey-shuh n] /ˌkɒn fərˈmeɪ ʃən/ noun 1. the act of confirming. 2. the state of being confirmed. 3. something that confirms, 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 confirming and strengthening […]
verb (used without object) 1. to come into collision or disagreement; be contradictory, at variance, or in opposition; clash: The account of one eyewitness conflicted with that of the other. My class conflicts with my going to the concert. 2. to fight or contend; do battle. noun 3. a fight, battle, or struggle, especially a […]