Definition of 'self-confidence'
Example sentences containing 'self-confidence'
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His wife had a knowing insight into his supreme self-confidence. Times, Sunday Times (2014)He thinks that mood of national self-confidence is still with us and affecting current political thought. Times, Sunday Times (2013)It is therefore likely to have great self-confidence. MANAGEMENT: task, responsibilities, practices (1974)Your self-confidence was low so you were vulnerable to his chat. The Sun (2009)Economic strength will restore our respect in the world and our national self-confidence. Times, Sunday Times (2010)He can remain in that position only by showing great self-confidence when it comes to his partners. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Her problems are her weight and low self-confidence. The Sun (2015)It just brought so much self-confidence. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The intellectual self-confidence of the expert. Times, Sunday Times (2014)It was all about national self-confidence. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Perhaps she is boosting low self-confidence by keeping you on your toes but your marriage will suffer if she goes on like this. The Sun (2009)What effect would success have on my self-esteem and my self-confidence? 50 Ways to Become a Self-Confident Woman (1989)An amused smile plays across his lips; he works a room with supreme self-confidence. Times, Sunday Times (2014)That doesn't do much for your self-confidence. Times, Sunday Times (2013)My self-confidence and self-esteem were at their lowest in life. Christianity Today (2000)Clearly his body image isn't affecting his self-confidence too much. The Sun (2011)But any such sense of national superiority or self-confidence has long gone, along with the empire. Times, Sunday Times (2008)At the other end of the scale are passive people who are often low on self-confidence and self-esteem. Everything You Need to Know for Success in Business (1990)What great self-confidence it shows in our nation, that we are assured enough to have others laugh at us like this. Times, Sunday Times (2007)
Translations for 'self-confidence'
British English: self-confidence NOUN
If you have self-confidence, you behave confidently because you feel sure of your abilities or value.
When I lost my job, I lost all the self-confidence I once had.
Definition of self-confidence from the Collins English Dictionary
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