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From French confident.

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confidant (plural confidants)

  1. A person in whom one can confide or share one's secrets: a friend.
    • 1675, John Dryden, Aureng-zebe, William Miller (1808), page 223:
      Heaven made you love me for no other end, / But to become my confidant and friend: / As such, I keep no secret from your sight, […]
    • 1895, Kenneth Graham, The Golden Age, London, page 5:
      One in thought and purpose, linked by the necessity of combating one hostile fate, a power antagonistic ever, - a power we lived to evade, - we had no confidants save ourselves.

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cōnfīdant

  1. third-person plural present active subjunctive of cōnfīdō