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  • 1 confiding — confiding; un·confiding; …

    English syllables

  • 2 Confiding — Con*fid ing, a. That confides; trustful; unsuspicious. {Con*fid ing*ly}, adv. {Con*fid ing*ness}, n. [1913 Webster] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 3 confiding — index intimate Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

    Law dictionary

  • 4 confiding — [kən fīd′iŋ] adj. trustful or inclined to trust confidingly adv …

    English World dictionary

  • 5 Confiding — Confide Con*fide , v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Confided}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Confiding}.] [L. confidere; con + fidere to trust. See {Faith}, and cf. {Affiance}.] To put faith (in); to repose confidence; to trust; usually followed by in; as, the prince… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 6 confiding — confidingly, adv. confidingness, n. /keuhn fuy ding/, adj. trustful; credulous or unsuspicious: a confiding nature. [1635 45; CONFIDE + ING2] * * * …

    Universalium

  • 7 confiding — con|fid|ing [kənˈfaıdıŋ] adj behaving in a way that shows you want to tell someone about something that is private or secret ▪ Her tone was suddenly confiding. >confidingly adv ▪ He leant forward confidingly …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 8 confiding — adjective behaving in a way that shows you want to tell someone about something that is private or secret: She allowed a confiding note to enter her voice. confidingly adverb: She spoke gaily, innocently, and confidingly …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 9 confiding — adjective willing to entrust personal matters (Freq. 1) first she was suspicious, then she became confiding • Similar to: ↑trustful, ↑trusting …

    Useful english dictionary

  • 10 confiding — adjective Date: 1797 tending to confide ; trustful • confidingly adverb • confidingness noun …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 11 confiding — adjective In confidence; as if with trust …

    Wiktionary

  • 12 confiding — Synonyms and related words: artless, bluff, blunt, born yesterday, candid, childlike, credulous, dependent, depending, direct, frank, guileless, ingenu, ingenuous, innocent, naive, open, openhearted, outspoken, plain, reliant, relying, simple,… …

    Moby Thesaurus

  • 13 confiding — con|fid|ing [ kən faıdıŋ ] adjective giving information in an open way that shows you trust someone …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 14 confiding — con·fide || kÉ™n faɪd v. trust in; entrust, give to for safekeeping; trustfully tell a secret …

    English contemporary dictionary

  • 15 confiding — UK [kənˈfaɪdɪŋ] / US adjective giving information in an open way that shows you trust someone …

    English dictionary

  • 16 confiding — con•fid•ing [[t]kənˈfaɪ dɪŋ[/t]] adj. trustful; credulous or unsuspicious • Etymology: 1635–45 con•fid′ing•ly, adv. con•fid′ing•ness, n …

    From formal English to slang

  • 17 confiding — /kənˈfaɪdɪŋ/ (say kuhn fuyding) adjective trustful; credulous or unsuspicious. –confidingly, adverb –confidingness, noun …

    Australian English dictionary

  • 18 self-confiding — | ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷| ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ adjective archaic : showing self confidence free, and fearless, and self confiding Sir Walter Scott …

    Useful english dictionary

  • 19 trusting and confiding — In some contexts, a precatory expression operating in the creation of a trust. Anno: 49 ALR 81 …

    Ballentine's law dictionary

  • 20 Confidingly — Confiding Con*fid ing, a. That confides; trustful; unsuspicious. {Con*fid ing*ly}, adv. {Con*fid ing*ness}, n. [1913 Webster] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English