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Confidant vs Confident
Confidant vs Confident. He was confident that he could share his secrets with his confidant. He was also confident in his writing once he started using ErrNET!
Confidant is a noun meaning a close friend or associate to whom secrets are confided or with whom private matters and problems are discussed.
Confident is an adjective meaning having strong belief or full assurance; self-assured.
Because of their similar spellings and pronunciations, confidant and confident are frequently misused in English writing. If you would like to be 100% confident that you will never misuse these words in your writing, then you should use ErrNET copyediting technology!
Confidant sentence examples:
A fellow government spy would be a lousy confidant.
A narcissist lies and deceives people all the time and would also be a lousy confidant.
My spouse is the most trustworthy confidant in my life.
I thought that my best “friend” was my confidant until I found out later that she had shared my personal information with others, that bitch!
I learned that if you don’t want someone to know something then don’t tell anyone, but if you must share information be sure to tell a confidant.
OMG, Facebook is the worst confidant in the world!
Confident sentence examples:
She is a well-educated, balanced, and confident professional.
I am confident that Donald Trump will be the 45th President of the United States of America.
No matter what his hair is doing on any particular day, Donald Trump always confident.
I studied hard for the exam and I am confident that I will ace it.
Once he completed his Navy Seal training, he came out more confident than ever.
The not-so-confident teenaged driver failed her driver’s license test three times before finally passing.
Anyone who wants to be the next US President must have a hard skin and be extremely confident.
Tags: Commonly Confused Words