Antonyms of noun confidence

1 of 5 senses of confidence

Sense 2
confidence -- (a feeling of trust (in someone or something); "I have confidence in our team"; "confidence is always borrowed, never owned")
       Antonym of diffidence (Sense 1)
      => diffidence, self-doubt, self-distrust -- (lack of self-confidence)

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun confidence

5 senses of confidence

Sense 1
assurance, self-assurance, confidence, self-confidence, authority, sureness -- (freedom from doubt; belief in yourself and your abilities; "his assurance in his superiority did not make him popular"; "after that failure he lost his confidence"; "she spoke with authority")
       => certainty -- (the state of being certain; "his certainty reassured the others")

Sense 2
confidence -- (a feeling of trust (in someone or something); "I have confidence in our team"; "confidence is always borrowed, never owned")
       => security -- (freedom from anxiety or fear; "the watch dog gave her a feeling of security")

Sense 3
confidence -- (a state of confident hopefulness that events will be favorable; "public confidence in the economy")
       => hopefulness -- (full of hope)

Sense 4
confidence, trust -- (a trustful relationship; "he took me into his confidence"; "he betrayed their trust")
       => friendship, friendly relationship -- (the state of being friends (or friendly))

Sense 5
confidence -- (a secret that is confided or entrusted to another; "everyone trusted him with their confidences"; "the priest could not reveal her confidences")
       => secret -- (something that should remain hidden from others (especially information that is not to be passed on); "the combination to the safe was a secret"; "he tried to keep his drinking a secret")

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