Translation of confidence in Spanish:


confianza, n.

Pronunciation /ˈkɑnfədəns//ˈkɒnfɪd(ə)ns/


  • 1

    • 1.1(trust, faith)

      confianza feminine
      it doesn't inspire confidence no inspira confianza
      • confidence in sb/sth confianza en algn/algo
      • I have the greatest confidence in her tengo entera/absoluta confianza en ella
      • vote of confidence/no confidence voto de confianza/censura
      • The degree of cross referencing will depend on one's confidence in the source, as well as the predicted opposition to the information.
      • She had powerful faith and confidence in each one of her students, and in the Buddhist techniques of awakening.
      • In the absence or lack of confidence in the police, communities rely on people to be fixers.
      • It is essential that people retain faith and confidence in the judicial system.
      • They go to the heart of the public's belief and confidence in the integrity of its public representatives.
      • On one hand, life was an ongoing virtual rollercoaster where anyone who had confidence in their beliefs and the will to make them into a reality could indeed do so.
      • He felt able to retain confidence in his faith while making scientific advancements which could be portrayed as undermining his beliefs.
      • It is my warmest pleasure soliciting your confidence in this transaction, which I propose to you as a person of transparency and caliber.
      • But neither the speed nor the agent of these radical reforms inspires confidence in their good faith.
      • Could one ever have total confidence in the scientificity of a text that relied on such an improper device?
      • It does seem, however, that the loss of certainty about what America stands for is part of a broader sense of despair and loss of confidence in belief and values.
      • This uncertainty implies a lack of complete confidence in our beliefs.
      • Faith requires confidence in the experience of our own interior personality, and herein lies its certainty.
      • I don't know if it was for lack of interest or lack of confidence in the current system, but the youth voter turnout was only marginally higher.
      • But we'll be going there with plenty of confidence in the belief that we can get the result we want.
      • It is today an increasing leap of faith to have confidence in the fidelity of structured finance.
      • Furthermore, the trial process depends upon our confidence in the jury system.
      • There is a total collapse of confidence in the integrity of his government and a widespread belief that honours are bartered around like second hand cars.
      • It could be that the action was minor but sustained over a long period of time, thereby eroding good faith and confidence in collective bargaining.
      • Internet banking provides that opportunity but it depends on customer confidence in the system's security.

    • 1.2(self-confidence)

      confianza en sí mismo feminine
      seguridad en sí mismo feminine
      she's full of/she lacks confidence tiene mucha/le falta confianza / seguridad en sí misma
      • It enhances my ability, gives me confidence and makes me stronger.
      • He's not got a lot of confidence about his acting ability, but I actually think he's not half bad.
      • Optimism is the ability to maintain confidence and enthusiasm and view the world positively.
      • One thing for certain though is that we have a squad full of quality and confidence, and that last season's treble is only a sign of things to come.
      • Hopefully he will bring a cutting edge to our backs and he is certainly playing with a lot of confidence, a distinct quality which he seems to always have on the pitch.
      • With this new confidence, your skiing ability will naturally increase.
      • If you pick the pair that's right for you, not just for your style of skiing, but for your confidence and ability, you can vastly improve your time on the mountain.
      • But we can't afford to let workplace challenges sap our confidence and ability to perform.
      • The drill improves execution, strengthens rebounding ability, and builds confidence.
      • But children need to be able to take acceptable risks in an environment that allows them to extend their abilities and confidence.
      • You need to have confidence and courage, but too much confidence is a dangerous quality in a skydiver.
      • It seems the man just needed to find the confidence to assert those qualities that make him one of Canada's most unique film-makers.
      • What we need is the ability and confidence to police ourselves.
      • His confidence draws on his ability to laugh at himself.
      • His confidence and his ability to keep one step ahead of the questions are masterful.
      • It was an adult drug that bestowed adult qualities such as confidence, glamour, and the knack for witty repartee.
      • Their confidence and self-assurance is indeed palpable, as is their ability to express themselves uninhibitedly.
      • It'll help her gain confidence - a quality she'll need to make her own friends.
      • Together they have successfully designed 10 projects to improve the health, confidence and quality of life of children and young people.
      • This is an ideal opportunity to develop both your confidence and your ability at public speaking, both of which would be useful to everyone.

  • 2

    • 2.1(confidentiality)

      I'm telling you this in confidence te lo digo en confianza
      • send applications in confidence to … envíe su solicitud a … Se garantiza absoluta reserva / discreción
      • in strict/strictest confidence con absoluta/la más absoluta reserva

    • 2.2(secret)

      confidencia feminine
      they exchanged confidences se hicieron confidencias
      • In that stillness, the vastness of the energy touched deep seeds of consciousness in them as they trusted me with their confidences and secrets.
      • He shared private letters, conversations, and confidences.
      • In the Mafia, keeping confidences is the supreme value.
      • Anna divulges intimate details of her marriage and starts to demand an exchange of confidences and a sense of William's life and world.
      • There is a difference between giving voice to moments of intensity which have a sort of general interest or application and airing in public things which are essentially confidences.
      • I'll only say you should never trust your Uncle Phil with your confidences.
      • The rock fit perfectly in my pocket, felt reassuring in my hand, and the little fellow painted on the front seemed to invite confidences.
      • Some researchers find it hard to leave the field, mostly because in the course of the research one inevitably makes rewarding relationships, in which confidences are exchanged which seem more than just doing the job.
      • In my experience, the best parent-child conversations happen in the car, when you're both facing ahead and confidences can be exchanged without meeting each other's eyes.
      • Afterwards we lay close together and gazed at the stars above, becoming fast friends, exchanging confidences.
      • Patients talk to health professionals because they trust them to keep their confidences.
      • Our pact is sealed through the trading of intimacies, confidences which, if they are about people, are about anyone but each other.
      • I was missing the joy and the secrets and confidences that we put in each other.
      • And so I am far less honest than I ever would be in a real diary as I don't want to inadvertently hurt their feelings, betray their confidences or let them know how much I really despise them.
      • Yesterday she had been emotional and vulnerable, I had the feeling that under normal circumstances we would never had exchanged confidences.
      • They seem to be looking only for somewhere to exchange confidences.
      • And there could hardly be anything more intimate or confidential than is involved in that relationship, or than in the mutual trust and confidences which are shared between husband and wife.
      • The solid looking citizen with the shock of white hair always had the appearance of someone who could be trusted with confidences.
      • I mean, again, confidences had been exchanged.
      • And there are the autobiographical grasses, exposing old secrets and betraying ancient confidences in exchange for sales.