/ˈkɒn.fɪ.dənts/ US /ˈkɑːn-/
the quality of being certain of your abilities or of having trust in people, plans, or the future:
[+ to infinitive] He’s got the confidence to walk into a room of strangers and immediately start a conversation.
She’s very timid, – completely lacking in (self-)confidence.
I have every/complete confidence in her. She’ll be perfect for the job.
[+ that] I don’t share your confidence that the market will improve next year.