Bedeutung von “confidence” — Learner’s Dictionary


noun us uk /ˈkɒnfɪdəns/
Extra Examples
The accident completely shattered her confidence.Three wins in a row helped restore the team's confidence.Getting the job has boosted my confidence.This will help to build up his confidence.Robson's first task will be to inspire his team with confidence.

B2 a feeling of being certain of your ability to do things well:

He's a good student, but he lacks confidence.
[ + to do sth ] His training has given him the confidence to deal with any problem that arises.

trust in someone's ability or a belief that something will produce good results:

Kate's new to the job, but I have every confidence in her.

something secret that you tell someone:

to exchange confidences
in confidence

If you tell something to someone in confidence, you do not want them to tell anyone else.

(Definition von “confidence” aus dem Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)