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confidence

[′kän·fə·dəns]
(statistics)
The degree of assurance that a specified failure rate is not exceeded.
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Even if we don't even make it to the final, it doesn't mean we lose confidence, this is football.
We have to know that in one season it can happen to have this moment but I already said to my players don't lose confidence.
When you lose confidence in yourself, all of a sudden there are technical things that you lose as well.
Labour former minister Stephen Ladyman said: "It is a very serious matter for a Member of Parliament to lose confidence in the Speaker.
Numbers go bad - that's the way economies work - but the situation gets dramatically worse as people lose confidence in a company's management.
THE rental market is booming as buyers lose confidence on the housing market, say property experts.
They lose confidence that the stuff is really working.
Extroverted students seated next to introverted ones made the introverted students lose confidence.
If you use words that leave too much room for interpretation or make it seem as though you don't know what you're doing, the client who's looking for your assistance will lose confidence in what you're saying and in you," says Monroe.
Defensively, attack the QB early and cause him to become frustrated and lose confidence in his blockers.
Once I start bad, it doesn't take much for me to lose confidence,'' Sherfy said.