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con·fi·dent

 (kŏn′fĭ-dənt)
adj.
1. Feeling or showing certainty, as of success: was confident that the venture would be profitable.
2. Feeling or showing confidence in oneself; self-assured: a confident driver. See Synonyms at sure.
3. Obsolete Confiding; trustful.

[Latin cōnfīdēns, cōnfīdent-, present participle of cōnfīdere, to rely on; see confide.]

con′fi·dent·ly adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adv.1.confidently - with confidence; in a confident manner; "we have to do what is right confidently"
Translations
prepričanosamozavestno

confidently

[ˈkɒnfɪdəntlɪ] ADV [predict, promise] → con seguridad, con confianza; [smile, stride, enter] → con seguridad; [speak, reply] → con un tono de seguridad or confianza
"sure," he said confidently-claro -dijo lleno de confianza
we confidently expect thatcreemos con toda confianza que ...

confidently

[ˈkɒnfɪdəntli] adv
(= with certainty) [say, predict, promise] → en toute certitude
(in a self-assured manner) [speak, walk, behave] → avec assurance

confidently

adv
zuversichtlich; look forward alsovertrauensvoll
(= self-confidently)selbstsicher; (= with conviction)mit Überzeugung

confidently

[ˈkɒnfɪdntlɪ] advcon sicurezza
References in classic literature ?
She was confidently waiting for him to declare himself and she meant to accept him.
I have not known the man to whose innate kindliness I would more confidently make an appeal.
There was clearly another person above me--there was a person on the tower; but the presence on the lawn was not in the least what I had conceived and had confidently hurried to meet.
Tashtego reporting that the whales had gone down heading to leeward, we confidently looked to see them again directly in advance of our bows.
I doubt there is a man or a woman in Heidelberg who would not answer promptly and confidently three out of every five questions about the White Cap Corps which a stranger might ask; yet it is a very safe bet that two of the three answers would be incorrect every time.
I am sorry, real sorry--for your sake; because, when it gets around that a detective has expressed himself confidently, and then--"
Before the depth reached his middle he was half-way over; the cur- rent would permit no more wading, now, so he struck out confidently to swim the remaining hundred yards.
He did not raise his to her often: a quick glance now and then sufficed; but it flashed back, each time more confidently, the undisguised delight he drank from hers.
Vanstone confidently looked forward really occurred -- if Frank's probationary year proved his claim to the most precious trust that could be placed in his hands -- then Magdalen herself should reward him with all that a woman can bestow; and the future, which his present employers had placed before him as the result of a five years' residence in China, should be realized in one year's time, by the dowry of his young wife.
On our way back, my aunt informed me how she confidently trusted that the life I was now to lead would make me firm and self-reliant, which was all I wanted.
Having expressed himself thus confidently, he reined his horse backward down the slope which he had ascended, and compelled him in the same manner to move backward through the lists, till he reached the northern extremity, where he remained stationary, in expectation of his antagonist.
The arrangement of the black hair on the pillow, the soft drapery, and the flowers placed there by the nurse to complete the artistic effect to which she had so confidently referred, were lost on him; he saw only a lifeless mask that had been his wife's face, and at sight of it his knees failed, and he had to lean for support on the rail at the foot of the bed.