Word of the Day

Confident

Confident

Definition:

1. someone who is confident believes in their own abilities and does not feel nervous or frightened

2. having or showing assurance

3. full of conviction

If you’re confident you are sure about something, someone, or yourself. Confident is often a word of assurance.

– Vocabulary Dictionary

Part of Speech (POS)

adjective

Below are a few examples of how to use the word correctly in a sentence:

• Because Tracy is a confident woman, she is not easily intimidated. (Complex Sentence)

• Tracy is a confident woman and she is very intelligent. (Compound Sentence).

• Tracy’s confident attitude is infectious, because of this quality, it’s a pleasure to work with her. (Compound-Complex Sentence)

• Tracy is a confident woman. (Simple Sentence)

Other word forms of Confident

1. confidently = adverb

Directions:

1. On a sheet of paper, write three complex sentences using the word confident. (A complex sentence is a sentence that contains one independent and at least one dependent clause).

An independent clause is complete thought; a sentence that can stand on its own. A dependent clause is not a complete thought.  It’s a sentence that depends on the independent clause.

2. On that same sheet of paper, write one compound sentence using one of the other word forms of confident.

3. After you have completed this assignment, please type your written sentences in the  Leave a Reply/Leave a Comment section below (keep scrolling down).

4. Please review The 4 Types of Sentences workshop in our Basic Rules of Grammar category.

In the comment section below, a member of our teaching staff will provide helpful feedback on the sentences you provide. If you have any questions related to this workshop, please feel free to post them below.

Writing Tip: Use the word during a conversation today. The more you familiarize yourself with this word by consistently incorporating it in your vocabulary and writing, the easier it will be to remember the word. Figuratively speaking; you’ll own the word. We hope you enjoyed this workshop!

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