confiding

[kuhn-fahy-ding]
adjective
trustful; credulous or unsuspicious: a confiding nature.

Origin:
1635–45; confide + -ing2

confidingly, adverb
confidingness, noun
nonconfiding, adjective
unconfiding, adjective
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confide

[kuhn-fahyd]
verb (used without object), confided, confiding.
1.
to impart secrets trustfully; discuss private matters or problems (usually followed by in ): She confides in no one but her husband.
2.
to have full trust; have faith: They confided in their own ability.
verb (used with object), confided, confiding.
3.
to tell in assurance of secrecy: He confided all his plans to her.
4.
to entrust; commit to the charge or knowledge of another: She confided her jewelry to her sister.

Origin:
1625–35; < Latin confīdere, equivalent to con- con- + fīdere to trust, akin to foedus; see confederate, fidelity

confider, noun
preconfide, verb, preconfided, preconfiding.
unconfided, adjective
well-confided, adjective


3. disclose, reveal, divulge, impart.
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confide (kənˈfaɪd)
 
vb (usually foll by in; when tr, may take a clause as object) (foll by in)
1.  to disclose (secret or personal matters) in confidence (to); reveal in private (to)
2.  to have complete trust
3.  (tr) to entrust into another's keeping
 
[C15: from Latin confīdere, from fīdere to trust; related to Latin foedus treaty]
 
con'fider
 
n

confiding (kənˈfaɪdɪŋ)
 
adj
unsuspicious; trustful
 
con'fidingly
 
adv
 
con'fidingness
 
n

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confide
c.1455, "to trust or have faith," from L. confidere (see confidence). Meaning "to share a secret with" is from 1735; phrase confide in (someone) is from 1888. Related: Confiding (1829); confided, pp. adj. (1840s).
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Example sentences
He kindly pretended to savor it, only confiding much later how truly unpleasant
  he found my morning meal of choice.
He had few friends, no close ones, no confidants-he wasn't the confiding type.
And confiding in a friend is a surefire way to put a smile on your face and
  problems in perspective.
Haynes had no intention of confiding that he was carrying a highly illegal
  psychotropic substance.
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