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    Default opposite of 'confident'

    What is the opposite of 'confident'? I thought it was 'inconfident' but I cannot find the word in the dictionaries that I have.

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    Default Re: opposite of 'confident'

    Quote Originally Posted by Tan Elaine View Post
    What is the opposite of 'confident'? I thought it was 'inconfident' but I cannot find the word in the dictionaries that I have.
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    There is no 'in-/un-/ confident'. We can say 'lacking in confidence', or: Antonym of confident | Synonym.com

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    Default Re: opposite of 'confident'

    How about insecure?
    I'm not a teacher, but I write for a living. Please don't ask me about 2nd conditionals, but I'm a safe bet for what reads well in (American) English.

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