Etymology: [ kän-f&-d&nt, -"de ] (adjective.) 1576. Latin confidens (“confident, i.e. self-confident, in good or bad sense, bold, daring, audacious, impudent”), present participle of confidere (“to trust fully, confide”); see confide.
Synonyms: bet on, bold, brave, cocksure, convinced, counting on, courageous, dauntless, depending on, expectant, expecting, fearless, having faith in, high, hopeful, intrepid, positive, presuming, presumptuous
Antonyms: insecure, uncertain, unsure