The new royal couple's transit from Westminster Abbey to Buckingham palace was marked by some confident waving.
“confident Consumers Step Up Their Borrowing,” reads the headline on a Wall Street Journal A1 article this morning.
Newt Gingrich sounded less than confident on Meet the Press when the talk turned to Hillary Clinton running for president in 2016.
A spokesperson for the hospital, Allison Clair, was confident that things were going as planned.
So neither candidate can be confident of victory, and both have a real shot at winning.
They could leave them on their claims; and be confident of finding them there next morning.
It has not; and we venture to express our confident belief, that it never will.
This charge, I am confident, was without the least foundation in truth.
We are confident of the success of this major venture in world recovery.
It is only in special cases that our confident rush forward gets rebuked.
1570s, "self-reliant, sure of oneself," from Middle French confident, from Latin confidentem (nominative confidens) "firmly trusting, reliant, self-confident, bold, daring," present participle of confidere (see confidence). Related: Confidently.