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Confidence and pride - thesaurus

Synonyms

bragging rights

noun

informal a feeling of being happy and proud that supporters of a sports team have when their team has won a victory over another team in the same city

confidence

noun

the belief that you are able to do things well

pride

noun

a feeling of pleasure and satisfaction that you get when you, or someone connected with you, have achieved something special

assurance

noun

a feeling or attitude of confidence

self-esteem

noun

the feeling that you are as important as other people and that you deserve to be treated well

composure

noun

the feeling of being calm, confident, and relaxed

self-confidence

noun

the feeling that you can do things well and that people respect you

self-assurance

noun

relaxed confidence that comes from being sure of your abilities

chutzpah

noun

informal strong confidence in yourself so that you can say or do rude or shocking things without becoming ashamed or embarrassed. This word usually shows that you admire this quality in a person.

audacity

noun

the confidence to say or do what you want, despite difficulties, risks, or the negative attitudes of other people

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aplomb

noun

a confident relaxed manner when dealing with a difficult situation

attitude

noun

informal a proud confident way of behaving that some people consider rude

balls

noun

impolite confidence and the ability to deal with dangerous or difficult situations

bottle

noun

Britishinformal the confidence or courage that you need to do something difficult or frightening

bravado

noun

a brave and confident way of behaving, especially when you do not really feel like this

bravura

noun

formal great skill, enthusiasm, and confidence

buoyancy

noun

a feeling of happiness and confidence

confidence

noun

the belief that someone or something is good and that you can trust them

conviction

noun

the feeling or appearance of being confident or very certain about something

dash

noun

old-fashioned a combination of style, confidence, and energy

dignity

noun

a calm and important quality that a place or organization has that people respect

Dutch courage

noun

informal a feeling of confidence that comes after drinking alcohol

élan

noun

mainly literary enthusiasm, confidence, and style

forwardness

noun

behaviour that is too confident and does not show enough respect for other people

individualism

noun

the behaviour of someone who does things in their own way without worrying about what other people think or do

moxie

noun

Americaninformal old-fashioned energy, confidence, and determination

panache

noun

an impressive way of doing something that shows great skill and confidence

personality

noun

confidence and a lively manner that make people like you and consider you interesting

poise

noun

a controlled and relaxed way of behaving, even in difficult situations

sang-froid

noun

formal the ability to behave in a relaxed and confident manner when you are in a dangerous situation

security

noun

a feeling of confidence and safety, or a situation in which you can feel confident and safe

security

noun

the degree to which you can feel confident and safe

self-belief

noun

the belief that you can do things well

side

noun

Britishinformal a proud attitude

swagger

noun

showing disapproval a proud and confident way of walking or behaving

temerity

noun

formal the confidence to do or say something, especially when this seems rude or surprising

triumphalism

noun

showing disapproval the attitude or behaviour of someone who shows they are very proud of their own victory or success. This word shows that you dislike this type of attitude or behaviour.

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