Definition of self-confident in English:

self-confident

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Pronunciation: /ˌsɛlfˈkɒnfɪd(ə)nt
 
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adjective

Trusting in one’s abilities, qualities, and judgement: a self-confident nation
More example sentences
  • He is a teenager at ease, relaxed and self-confident, never too excited.
  • In a tolerant, mature, self-confident country it was not necessary to put your hand on your heart to say you loved it, or even to refer to it with possessive adjectives.
  • You become brave, you become calm, you become self-confident and your mind is clear.
Synonyms
self-assured, confident, believing in oneself, positive, assertive, assured, authoritative, commanding, self-reliant, self-possessed, composed, poised

Derivatives

self-confidently

adverb
More example sentences
  • Interestingly, although Bennett denies himself a major role in this original American artistic movement, he self-confidently elects himself to ‘the brotherhood of painters’.
  • It takes time for a people to mature and to become self-confidently themselves, without begrudging others their own forms of identity.
  • Let's even put a grandfather clock ticking self-confidently against one wall.

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