No Matter How You Say It: Confidence

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In Other Languages

Spanish – confianza

French – confiance

German – vertrauen

Italian – fiducia

Swedish – förtroende

Euskara – konfiantza

Estonian – enesekindlus


For other character qualities related to Confidence,
visit the Related Qualities page.

Word Origin

late Middle English: from Latin confidentia, from confidere ‘have full trust’ 

Can you see how Confidence is having full trust in yourself?

Sign Language



Can you see the firmness in the confident sign and the defeat in the doubt sign?

Confidence Idioms

  • A breeze
  • A piece of cake
  • Be a bull in a china shop
  • Be all thumbs
  • Believe in yourself
  • Bouncing back
  • Comfort zone
  • Fake it till you make it
  • Full of beans
  • Get up the nerve to do it
  • Get your head in the game
  • Have a backbone
  • Have a big ego
  • Have a chip on your shoulder
  • Have a lion’s heart
  • Have a spring in your step
  • I know I can do it
  • I’m feeling good about myself
  • I’m in my element
  • I’m not afraid to fail
  • I’m up for the challenge
  • In my element
  • In my wheelhouse
  • In seventh heaven
  • On top of the world
  • Over the moon
  • Piece of cake
  • Positive self-talk
  • Radiate confidence
  • Shot in the arm
  • Vote of confidence
  • Walking on air