Translation of confidence in Spanish:
- 1 uncountable 1.1 (trust, faith) it doesn't inspire confidenceconfidenceno inspira confianza
insomebody/somethingI have every/the greatest confidence in herconfianza enalguien/algovote of confidence/no confidencetengo entera/absoluta confianza en ellavoto (masculine) de confianza/censuraExample sentences1.2 (self-confidence)
she's full of/she lacks confidenceconfianza (feminine) en sí mismoseguridad (feminine) en sí mismotiene mucha/le falta confianza or seguridad en sí mismaExample sentences
- It does seem, however, that the loss of certainty about what America stands for is part of a broader sense of despair and loss of confidence in belief and values.
- But we'll be going there with plenty of confidence in the belief that we can get the result we want.
- They go to the heart of the public's belief and confidence in the integrity of its public representatives.
- Optimism is the ability to maintain confidence and enthusiasm and view the world positively.
- His confidence and his ability to keep one step ahead of the questions are masterful.
- Their confidence and self-assurance is indeed palpable, as is their ability to express themselves uninhibitedly.
- 2 2.1 uncountable (confidentiality) See examples: he took her into his confidenceI'm telling you this in confidencese confió a ellasend applications in confidence to …te lo digo en confianzain strict/strictest confidenceenvíe su solicitud a … Se garantiza absoluta reserva or discreción2.2 countable (secret) they exchanged confidencescon absoluta/la más absoluta reservase hicieron confidenciasExample sentences
- In that stillness, the vastness of the energy touched deep seeds of consciousness in them as they trusted me with their confidences and secrets.
- And there are the autobiographical grasses, exposing old secrets and betraying ancient confidences in exchange for sales.
- The solid looking citizen with the shock of white hair always had the appearance of someone who could be trusted with confidences.
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