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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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In an audio message released for Congress workers, Priyanka said, "Don't lose confidence over rumours following the exit polls.
"If something doesn't work like you are used to and you don't lose confidence then you have nothing up here.
"Even if we don't even make it to the final, it doesn't mean we lose confidence, this is football.
People lose confidence because People lose confidence because they're in jobs or relationships that keep them away from the things that matter most to them.
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The former AC Milan boss, though, has urged his players not to lose confidence.
Bit the former AC Milan boss (pictured) has urged his players not to lose confidence.
It is a difficult moment but we don't have to lose confidence."
"I did lose confidence when I wasn't playing but with every game I play now I think I will be better and better.
"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.