- A feeling of certainty; firm trust or belief; faith.
- 1956, Arthur C. Clarke, The City and the Stars, page 39:
- Khedron hesitated for a moment, wondering how far he should take Jeserac into his confidence. He knew that Jeserac was kindly and well-intentioned, but he also knew that he must be bound by the same taboos that controlled everyone on Diaspar.
- Information held in secret.
- (dated) Boldness; presumption.
- (self-assurance): timidity
▼ English terms derived from the PIE root *bʰeydʰ- (0 c, 27 e)
expression or feeling of certainty
quality of trusting
information held in secret
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